Dept. of Alternatives. Just a note that we received word that the Madagascar Institute is having a Building Materials Reuse Workshop this Saturday, February 19th at 2pm. The title is funny, but the point is serious and anyone who is interested in salvaging materials during renovation or for renovation should take note.
We'll highlight a range of salvaged construction materials-- from windows to wood flooring -- and show how they can be used in new designs and remodels.All info below... Two used materials stores are opening in New York. If you're a designer or builder who's always done a little salvage on the side and wondered how to incorporate your street scores into your work, this workshop will give you ideas on how. We'll highlight a range of salvaged construction materials-- from windows to wood flooring -- and show how they can be used in new designs and remodels. Everyone knows you can make a lamp out of anything, but we'll look at lots of other stuff: classic doorways, tin ceilings,windows, and more. You'll get unique materials and original designs, and you'll help make a dent in the amount of construction waste-- 40 percent! -- in local landfills. Dumpster Diving 301 Building Materials Reuse Workshop February 19, 2 pm At the Madagascar Institute 217 Butler Street, Brooklyn NY (Between Nevins & Bond) Take the F/G to Bergen St or the BDMNQR2345 to Atlantic/Pacific. 347-463-1067 email@example.com With Omar Freilla (Green Worker Cooperatives) and Maureen Flaherty (Madagascar Institute) 100% post-consumer salvaged paper