Tag: coastal building materials

How to recycle building materials

RICHMOND, Va.(AP) When it comes to recycled materials, it’s easy to fall short.Most of the time, you’re better off using recyclable materials from landfills and waste management sites instead.And while you may be tempted to use the materials in a building that’s been sitting in a landfill for years, the chances are they’ll end up…



When building a new home you want to avoid the ‘build it yourself’ mentality

It’s the biggest issue of the new year and it’s an issue I’ve come across more than any other. I know it’s the one thing that you should be looking for when looking for a new project. So if you want a new house and you’re in a hurry and don’t want to make a long-term commitment…



UK’s new ironstone building blocks could help fight climate change

The UK’s National Institute for Manufacturing and Technology (NIMT) has developed a new iron-rich composite material that can be used in building materials.The material is called Ironstone and it is produced by combining two naturally occurring minerals, the minerals tin and zinc, to form a new type of alloy known as ferric iron.It has a…