Welcome to the third installment of Building Design+Construction’s “Great Solutions,” highlighting 14 innovative technologies and products that you can put to work in your next project.

December 09, 2012

REPURPOSING MATERIALS FOR USE IN BUILDINGS

By-products are given a new life through recycling

 

Whether using advertising billboards as tarps on construction sites or crafting a banister from a ski lift cable (as shown at left), Colorado-based Repurposed Materials Inc. finds creative ways to reuse waste materials. Conveyer belts, pool covers, wine barrels, and snow fences can all be given a second chance with this economical, eco-friendly solution that gives a second life to by-products and waste materials.

 

         
 

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