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Redesign and Reclamation of Oil Sands and Their Surroundings

source: Oil Sands   Oil sand reclamation in Alberta has had a rocky start. According to Yale Environment 360, a publication of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, “less than one square mile of the 296 square miles of land that has been disturbed by tar sands development has been certified as being [...]

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2014 Recap Part 1: Sustainability and Repurposing

  Like a lot of other companies, we’re gloriously counting down the last few days of 2014. And to get it started, we’re recapping some of our more popular blog posts of the year that we’ve enjoyed researching and writing for our clients and readers.   This will be the first installment of a five-part [...]

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Water Tanks You Want to Live In

Last year, we wrote an article that highlighted how old tanks are cleverly renovated into something completely different to extend its life and reduce trash.   And now a year later, the sustainability bug is still going strong as more and more architects and designers are making smart approaches to reusing old water tower structures [...]

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Repurposing Oil & Gas Equipment

Once an oil structure has outlived its purpose, they become quite useless. You may argue that the inactive structure is wasteful and even an eyesore. But fear not, industrious architects, designers, and engineers have turned some former oil structures into something truly amazing.   See below for these transformations.   “Big Rig Jig” Giant Truck [...]

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Repurposing Sewer Pipes and Wastewater Structures

Sewer pipes do more than just hold and collect raw sewage. They also house people, make great wine and shoe racks, and an interactive museum. If you don’t believe me, scroll down for some interesting and wonderful things sewer pipes get used as.   Turtles These are playground turtles made from recycled sewer pipes in [...]

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