Category: Repurposing Ideas

And the nominee is…

Hey repurposers, adobe creative suites We are honored to announce that we are nominated for a Green America's People & Planet Award! Here is an exclusive look straight from the website. [www.greenamerica.com] Be sure to CLICK HERE to vote for us in the category of Green Business! repurposedMATERIALS Denver, CO We have helped corporate America [...]

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Denver Company Offers Engineered Older Materials for Creative New Re-uses

By: Mike Shaw buy an essay online One of Damon Carson's customers recently told him, “You're really just a professional dumpster diver, aren't you?” Carson took it as a compliment. “I've been called a lot of things: Dr. Junk, dumpster jockey, trash wizard. It doesn't matter, as long as they know I've got what they [...]

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A New Way to Line the Pool – Another Recycling Breakthrough?

Green usually isn't a word you want to hear in association with pools, but Repurposed Materials might have a way to change your mind about that. With a motto like “Repurposing and reusing waste and byproducts of industry,” you know this company is as green as it gets. Unlike most recycled materials, however, the products [...]

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Recycling is Eco-Friendly

WHEN THE PIONEERS WERE HEADING across the plains, nothing ever went to waste. Women knitted wool scraps into mittens and dolls’ clothing, and boiled ashes and animal fat into soap. Anything on the trail that could be burned was used for heating. Back then, recycling and repurposing was a necessity. Today, the use of recycled [...]

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Everything Old is New Again when it Comes to Repurposed Industrial Materials

This article from fastcoexist.com shows some ingenious ways people are finding to use industrial products no longer needed, not only are the keeping the material from being trashed they are also saving cash by giving old items a new use. One Man’s Used Vinyl Billboard… Consider the giant vinyl billboard advertisement. It’s created for some [...]

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One Man's Used Vinyl Billboard

The minds behind Repurposed Materials are finding new ways to use scrapped industrial products, keeping them out of landfills and keeping money in people’s pockets. Consider the giant vinyl billboard advertisement. It’s created for some fleeting movie or fast food promotion and then thrown away. But that’s not just an consumerism bummer; it’s also a [...]

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Where Do Old Billboards Go?

Most modern billboards, other than the horrid electronic ones, consist of a single giant plastic image. Around here they are changed out as much as every few weeks, which means an awful lot of old billboards end up somewhere. Billboard images are typically printed on PVC plastic or polyethylene. Polyethylene is the more environmentally sensitive [...]

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Repurposed Corner: Street Sweeper Brooms

Dairy basics – Cow Comfort buy cigarettes online Written by Damon Carson Here is a second innovative idea from Damon Carson on reusing what some may consider to be “junk” materials. Look for future articles, and be sure to submit your own repurpose ideas to emily@progressivedairy.com. Also see Repurposed corner: Recycled billboard tarps. The byproduct [...]

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Repurposing Even Better Than Recycling

Billboards as tarps? Used conveyor belt beds as stall and trailer mats? You better believe it! Repurposed Materials, Inc, a company in the Denver, Colorado area is taking “going green” to a whole new level for the horse industry! Company founder, Damon Carson, believes his company’s tagline: “Repurposing and Re-using Waste and Byproducts of Industry” [...]

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Billboard Tarps Become Boat Covers

By Tim Queeney Will My Ex Boyfriend Come Back Quiz Next time you are driving and see a billboard by the side of the road, you might be looking at your next boat cover. Turns out many billboard images are made of huge sheets of heavy vinyl. When the ad has run its course, the [...]

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