Buzz-saw: news in & around our industry...
Forum on Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainably Manage Materials in Building and Infrastructure Projects Summary Report
As mentioned in our awards the folks at EPA are doing great work to support us and other industries in the management of materials in the built environment. Check out their summary report here and see how you can tie in.
The Conflict of Interest that is Killing Recycling
Great Blog article here from the folks at Product Stewardship Institute about the state of recycling and indirectly some good things for us to think about to avoid similar conflicts in our industry.
Great article on Salvage and Decon featuring our own Chris Rutherford from ASWD
Chris also talks about how they "incubate a lot of different companies, and a lot of companies base their entire product line on the materials that we provide.” Read on to see how you can do more value added products to leverage moving more materials.
Clean Tax Cuts and some interesting implications for our industry. Reposted from our friends at Environmental News Bits
What if tax cuts could help lower the cost of decon? If this were to become a reality it could change our industry. Read on and see what could be on our horizon.
"Who we’re designing for has expanded from a solitary user to an intimately connected web of people, spanning the globe"
Quoted from the Circular Design Guide. Another lead from our friends at ENC. Decon needs to be a part of this discussion; read this Guide and see how you can connect with this thinking.
Take this quick test to see what you know about plastics in the Ocean
These 9 Startling Facts about Plastics in the Ocean will inspire you to reuse and reduce more then ever. From the folks at PEW Charitable Trust.
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