Gallery: A “Craigslist for Materials” Helps Recycle Construction Waste

 

Photo by Incase

There are tons of serviceable materials discarded from construction and renovation projects every day. Sometimes, a thoughtful or enterprising individual will find a way to reuse a particular material in a new construction project. LEED encourages the reuse of building materials as well, but unless you are well connected — or just very lucky — it can be difficult to find a source for reclaimed and recycled materials. However, websites are beginning to connect interested designers with people who have available materials for sale — or sometimes even for free.

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  1. manny August 22, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    Great idea!

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