14 great solutions
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.
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.