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Radical Re-use

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I hate to waste anything. This interview proves I'm not the only one. Businessman Damon Carson makes it his job to find new, unexpected uses for strange things. 


With his company, repurposedMATERIALS, Damon Carson comes up with creative ways to keep all sorts of unwanted stuff out of landfills

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Rob Brunner
Published: 25 September 2014, Fast Company

Of the three Rs in the classic green mantra "reduce, re-use, recycle," it’s the last that is most widely embraced. But despite its popularity, recycling is the least energy efficient alternative of the three. Damon Carson is more interested in the middle one. As founder of repurposedMATERIALS in Denver, Colorado, Carson has spent the last four years keeping millions of pounds of material out of the waste stream by finding creative re-uses for discarded industrial products. [read more]


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