Green Materials Report

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Green Materials Report: Wool Carpet

Published on August 1st, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

This post is part of the Green Materials Report series.  GBE is providing information on various building materials and what makes them green.  Each post focuses on one material.  We will be looking at the ingredients in the ... Read More

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London 2050 Infrastructure Plan Released

Published on July 31st, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

For those wanting to understand the issues of large metropolitan infrastructure, take a look at this 2050 infrastructure plan for the City of London. Prepared by the City of London.   “The Mayor launches London’s first ... Read More


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Cradle to Cradle Founder Addresses PVC’s Future

Published on July 31st, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Dr. Michael Braungart, scientific director and founder of the Environmental Protection & Encouragement Agency (EPEA) and co-founder of Cradle to Cradle (C2C) design framework, spoke recently at a seminar during the NeoCon Design Expo and Conference in Chicago. The conference, ... Read More


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Green Materials Report: Beetle-Kill Pine

Published on July 29th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

A majority of the beetle-kill mountain pine forests destroyed by the mountain pine beetle remain standing as a hugely valuable unclaimed resource for building and manufacturing needs. But if left unclaimed, this same resource will transform ... Read More

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