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Aluminum – The ABCs of Green Building Materials

Used in a wide variety of ways in the building construction market, aluminum is a very versatile green building material, especially when it’s recycled. Everything from huge external building structures to delicate window blinds can be manufactured from this lightweight, durable, and corrosion-resistant metal. Doors, windows, and awnings are popular products made from this material, […]

August 3rd

Turning Old Beer Cans into a Shiny New Roof

Whether you’re building a backyard chicken coop or a DIY storage shed, you’ll want a roof that keeps your stuff out of the elements and that looks good, too. If you’re lucky, that new roof would even be made of something that was cheap and readily available. Even better: that new roof could be made […]

November 26th

Aluminium Die Casting Can Also Be Green

One of the main parts of making sure that a material is green is where and how it is sourced. The key is to make sure that suppliers are ethical and committed to reducing the impact that they, as a company, have on the environment, as well as the local community. Issues such as pollution and waste are closely monitored.

June 25th