What to use to build?
tempered glass shower doors
shingles made of recycled plastic
This is one of the more extensive resource sites for environmental materials: http://www.indes.net/eco-ref/
Reuseable building materials exchange http://dnr.metrokc.gov/swd/rbme/index.htm
Learn everything you need to know about sustainable, green building principles and practices either for certification or your own edification:
Check the Seattle/King County Construction Recycling Directory
To advertise your reusable building materials online for free -
out the reuseable
building materials exchange http://dnr.metrokc.gov/swd/rbme/index.htm
Individuals and businesses can list available or wanted materials on this site.
We have listed a number of databases of green building materials at
You might also be interested in the Sustainable Building Sourcebook
Another exellent source is GreenSpec, put out by the good folks of Environmental Building News (http://www.buildinggreen.com)
I invite you to visit the Eco-$mart Homes and Buildings Program: http://ecohouse.com/
Here is a source for non-toxic wood treatment made in B.C. It
has long history and proven track record for
safety and effectiveness: http://www.valhalco.com
This directory at http://www.listnlook.com/renewable.html includes information on renewable energy resources people can contact for services when buying, building, or remodeling their homes. Listings are offered by state, province, country. Links to this renewable energy directory are prominant on all major pages and on every state/province home listing page, and home listers are encouraged to use these directories.
Green Building Pages is a web-based resource guide for green
materials. We have product database that we have started which includes
a company evaluation, based on social criteria, as well as product
based on the product life-cycles. http://www.greenbuildingpages.com
Katie Duncan, Green Building Pages, Inc.: 805.782.9431; firstname.lastname@example.org