One Man’s Trash … – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/03/garden/03recycle.html?_r=1

“About 12 years ago, Dan Phillips started Phoenix Commotion, a construction business in his hometown, Huntsville, Tex., where he builds low-income housing out of salvaged items. Mr. Phillips’s houses use scrap wood for siding. City officials worked closely with him to set up a recycled building materials warehouse where builders, demolition crews and building product manufacturers can drop off items rather than throwing them in a landfill.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/03/garden/03recycle.html?_r=1
“Mr. Phillips used old shingles, arranged by color, to build the roof of what he calls “the storybook house.”

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