Asian Countries Jump on the EPR Bandwagaon

Date: 1 Jan 2002 | posted in: Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This Facts to Act On features policies introduced in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan to make manufacturers take more responsibility for the products and packaging they produce. Korea, for instance, has instituted deposit-refund systems, non-refundable product fees, and design requirements for … Read More

Hartford, CT

Date: 1 Dec 2001 | posted in: waste - deconstruction | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

2000-2001 In 1998, ILSR met with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to explain how programs like HUD’s Hope VI (which provides hundreds of millions of dollars annually to demolish buildings) could use deconstruction to renovate public housing … Read More

Report: Biomass – Which Road to Take?

Date: 5 Oct 2001 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This October 2001 paper by David Morris looks at how plant matter must be an important element in a sustainable economy because it is the only renewable resource from which we can fashion physical products. In the next few months and years we will be making decisions at the local, state, national and international level that will channel tens, perhaps hundreds of billions of dollars of money into certain areas and markets. We are changing the rules.

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