Buzz-saw: news in [or around] our industry...
New building blocks made from drywall
Getting environmental activists to row in the same direction
As most of us know, there are a lot of hard to reuse/recycle items coming out of a building demolition (or even a deconstruction). Now there's a new building material that's made from drywall. Check out this article in Construction and Demolition Recycling.
Retailer Target increases recycling goal
How often do companies or governments exceed their environmental goals? Mainstream retailer Target just did. Find out how they are pushing the envelope on recycling here.
Sometimes people who are on the same team can sabotage team goals by trying to defeat the ideas of other team members. Work to benefit the environment suffers from this same issue. Wired just put out an interesting thought piece
on how environmental activists can focus on common ground to make important progress.
Want to support a new deconstruction tool?
Check out this campaign
on IndieGoGo for a new nail and staple removing tool. You can not only learn about it but support it directly if you think it's a good idea. What's more, you can support the BMRA while you're at it.
Webinar on Sustainable Materials Management on August 23
Our own Joe Connell will be a speaker along with Kathrina Simonen of the Carbon Leadership Forum and Dr. Suzanne Boxman of the U.S. EPA at this presentation
on the importance of reuse in addressing some of our planet's most pressing challenges.
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