Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Recycled building materials
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Where to buy and sell used building materials

Finding used building materials on classified lists and through online brokers

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Recycled barn beams and a refinished clawfoot bathtub
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Recycled & reclaimed materials

Recycled building materials can add character to a home while you save money and reduce building waste in landfills.

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Diving to retrieve sunken timber from the log drive
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Reclaiming sunken timber from the log drive

Salvage companies are pulling up logs from the bottoms of rivers, where a century and a half of log drives has left behind a lot of great wood.

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Cutting a 110 year old dying pine tree.
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

The rise of urban logging

Felled trees in residential areas have most often been either burned as waste, or taken to landfills. With the help of portable mills and tree salvage compan...

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"The Boneyard" in Arizona, the world’s biggest aircraft graveyard
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Old airplane fuselage is finding a new life as recycled building material.

Decommissioned aircraft getting second life as recycled metal is used as exterior cladding.

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building with recycled shipping pallets
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Building with recycled shipping pallets

built with 105 recycled shipping pallets, this innovative structure by b sq. Design Studio Inc. included walkways, a playhouse, a water feature, and vertical...

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Plastic in landfill
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Turning Waste Plastic Into useable Fuel

An emerging technology that can make use of waste plastic.

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