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Anti-Greenwashing Group Launches With Letter to GBI
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Anti-Greenwashing Group Launches With Letter to GBI

The nonprofit Greenwash Action launches with an open letter to the board of... Read more

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Toward Sustainable Materials

In the construction world, Nadav Malin believes there are two main species—diggers and climbers. While some people enjoy scaling ladders and creating structure, Malin prefers digging in the dirt. “I found that when I was building houses, I really loved the earthwork part of it,” says Malin, now president of BuildingGreen, Inc. “I remember almost being sad when it was time to backfill the foundation and start building up out of the ground. There’s just a connection to the materiality of earth and the things we build with that I think is almost instinctual for people.”... Read more

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The Stuff of Green Building

In the construction world, Nadav Malin believes there are two main species—diggers and climbers. While some people enjoy scaling ladders and creating structure, Malin prefers digging in the dirt.  Read more

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Forestry Group Aims to Boost Sustainability Practices

American Forest & Paper Association's 2020 goals include increasing fiber procured from certified forests and promoting policies that reduce illegal logging. Read more

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Forestry Group Aims to Boost Sustainability Practices

American Forest & Paper Association's 2020 goals include increasing fiber procured from certified forests and promoting policies that reduce illegal logging. Read more

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Proposed Wood-Certification Benchmarks for LEED Fail to Win Enough Support

Multi-year battle over expanding certifications recognized by USGBC’s rating system ends short of necessary two-thirds vote, thus leaving requirements as originally written. Read more

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Proposed Wood-Certification Benchmarks for LEED Fail to Win Enough Support

Multi-year battle over expanding certifications recognized by USGBC’s rating system ends short of necessary two-thirds vote, thus leaving requirements as originally written. Read more

November 2010 E-newsletter Editor's Note
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November 2010 E-newsletter Editor's Note

ECO-STRUCTURE and ARCHITECT team up to give you a taste of what to expect at... Read more

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USGBC's Vote on Wood Certification Standards Starts Oct. 25

Balloting will decide whether groups other than FSC will get their standards recognized for LEED points. Read more

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USGBC's Vote on Wood Certification Standards Starts Oct. 25

Balloting will decide whether groups other than FSC will get their standards recognized for LEED points. Read more

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