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Folder Recycled / Manufactured / Urban

Recycled / Manufactured / Urban

See the Products page for building products currently for sale, and meeting some standard of "green". Here we look at manmade items, like plastic bottles, concrete rubble, and shipping containers that can be effectively repurposed as components of new buildings, but aren't owned or promoted by commercial interests, and have no clear place in building codes.

Categories

Folder Concrete

Concrete

Artificial rock - sand, gravel, and glue - shaped to please

Folder Lime

Lime

The ancient precurser to cement - and often the better choice

Folder Shipping Containers

Shipping Containers

When the freight haulers don't want them anymore, they're still solid structure

Folder Used Building Materials

Used Building Materials

Easier and easier to find and sell

Documents

High-Volume Fly Ash System: Concrete Solution for Sustainable Development, Bilodeau and Malhotra

Tagged in concrete

Alain Bilodeau and V Mohan Malhotra, submitted to the 2001 First International Conference on Ecological Building Structure, Ecological Building Network

Recycled Aggregate Concrete with Fly Ash: A Preliminary Study on the Feasibility of a Sustainable Structural Material, Costabile, 2001

Tagged in concrete

Sue Costibile, submitted to the 2001 First International Conference on Ecological Building Structure, Ecological Building Network

Studying the Effect of Using a Considerable Proportion of Rice Hull Ash as a Cement Replacement on Concrete Properties Popular

Tagged in concrete, rice husk

M. Anwar, T. Miyagawa, M. Gaweesh; The First International Conference on Ecological Building Structure, 2001, The Ecological Building Network