Recycled Materials

The First 100% Recyclable Carpets Are Here
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The First 100% Recyclable Carpets Are Here

Traditional carpets take up the second-largest amount of U.S. landfill space. More

New Ikea Collection Highlights Space-Saving Designs and Recycled Materials
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New Ikea Collection Highlights Space-Saving Designs and Recycled Materials

Launching in February, Ikea's latest P.S.collection is a series of experimental... More

This Ninth Grader Invented A Cheap Device That Harvests Power From Wind, Sun, And Rain
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This Ninth Grader Invented A Cheap Device That Harvests Power From Wind, Sun, And Rain

A prototype of the device, with three "leaves" made of recycled materials, cost $5... More

Turning Demolished Buildings Into Beautiful Materials
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Turning Demolished Buildings Into Beautiful Materials

Razing old structures creates huge amounts of waste. StoneCycling transforms it... More

This New Home Celebrates Its Old Bones
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This New Home Celebrates Its Old Bones

Reclaimed wood is one of the main features of this green home in Arlington, Va. More

These Bricks are Made of Recycled Paper
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These Bricks are Made of Recycled Paper

Old newspapers get a second life as PaperBricks by WooJai Lee, which are... More

BuildingGreen: Seven Game-Changing Green Building Products for 2017
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BuildingGreen: Seven Game-Changing Green Building Products for 2017

This selection of products from the 15th annual BuildingGreen Top Products list... More

Fifteen Tons of Rubble Form Rotterdam House
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Fifteen Tons of Rubble Form Rotterdam House

The bricks forming the facade of this tall, skinny house in Rotterdam are made... More

Lego Houses Made Of Waste Plastic House The Homeless
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Lego Houses Made Of Waste Plastic House The Homeless

This house might look like it’s made from bricks and mortar, but it’s actually... More

Shipping Container Home May Be the First of Whole Community in Houston
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Shipping Container Home May Be the First of Whole Community in Houston

Right now, there’s just this one shipping container home on the market. But if the... More

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