When acquiring building materials take the following into consideration:
- Are the raw materials plentiful or rare? Do they include renewable resources?
- Can materials be reclaimed and used in a new project?
- How much of the content of a material is recycled from other uses?
Building materials found on this site are made of reclaimed, renewable, biodegradable, recycled, or recyclable materials. Additionally, the building tools on this site include products that are low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs), non-toxic, or biodegradable.