Demolition vs. Deconstruction: How Shifting to Reuse Impacts the Environment and Economy 

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Key Takeaways:  Construction and demolition waste make up approximately 40% of the US waste stream  Buildings account for 40% of the global use of raw materials –– many of which are non-renewable  Reuse of building materials can drive a circular economy and reduce carbon emissions  There are more resources than ever to recycle building materials and […]

3 Ways remote working is helping our planet

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As sustainability becomes more and more relevant and essential for employees, companies that want to stay competitive in the search for employees must have strategies and goals that tackle these challenges.

Can We Put a Price Tag on Nature?

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Some may argue nature should be viewed as priceless, but this argument is not always sufficient when it comes to social and economic welfare.

What is Earth Overshoot Day?

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Earth Overshoot Day (EOD) is a very important date for sustainability. Every year, the Global Footprint Network calculates the date when our demand for ecological resources exceeds what the planet can naturally regenerate for us, in turn measuring humanity’s cumulative ecological footprint. The realistic goal is to have our EOD fall as late in the […]

Cost effective 3D printing buildings

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Safe, durable, affordable housing is a challenge in many parts of the world. An innovative solution to that problem is to use a larger than normal 3D printer to print a concrete house in a fraction of the time it normally takes to build a home and at a very low cost. This 3D printing […]

Drones delivering medical supplies make great impacts

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Zipline is a company with a great mission: to “provide every human on Earth with instant access to vital medical supplies.” They are achieving this using unmanned aircraft, known as drones. These drones are stocked with the requested supplies and then launched to fly to the clinic where they are needed. The care package is […]