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


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 to Protect Biodiversity Today

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Created by Dr. Leah Gerber + The Conservation Innovation Lab at ASU So, what does biodiversity mean? Imagine the enormous variety of lifeforms on Earth, every single thing ranging from tiny microbes to giant mammals and ecosystems. At its core, that is what describes the term biodiversity.  Now, consider an ecosystem, a community of living […]

Black History Month – Consumerism

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Aja Barber is a UK writer, stylist, and sustainability consultant whose work highlights the issues associated with privilege, inequalities of wealth, racism, feminism and colonialism.

A Sustainable Start to the New Year

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New Year’s resolutions are a great way to start the year off right. With these 10 sustainable New Year’s resolutions, you can easily begin implementing sustainability into your daily routine and feel good while doing it. If you really want a sustainability challenge, try incorporating multiple or even all of these changes into your life […]