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GOOD Design Daily: How to Turn Empty Beer Cans into a Roof

Check out Bill Robb's step-by-step tutorial on how to repurpose aluminum cans as a roof for a chicken coop-upcycling at its best.

As emblems of cultural capital, neither aluminum siding nor Natural Light holds much of a premium. But when, in the hands of the biotech worker and chicken-keeper Bill Robb, a collection of empty Natty Lights transforms into a sheet of siding, well, that's a thing of beauty.



Check out Robb's step-by-step tutorial on how to repurpose aluminum cans as a roof for a chicken coop. It strikes that perfect balance of DYI initiative, sustainability, and appreciation for reasonably priced domestic beer. Robb notes in the comments that where he lives in Kansas doesn't do much in terms of incentivizing recycling, but I would argue that even if his hometown got up to speed, this sort of upcycling is a far better use of resources.

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