|GRN Recycle Talk FAQ
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 1999 13:10:13 -0400 (EDT) From: FRIEDMAN.FRED@EPA.GOV (Fred Friedman) Subject: Re: Recycling Incentives for Construction Projects (Ross)
June 2, 1999
The available recycled construction materials and sources of them and a huge quantity. First some sources:
For a database of available construction materials with recycled content: The Sourcebook for Sustainable Design: A Guide to Environmentally Responsible Building Materials and Processes by Andrew St. John, Boston Society of Architects.
For a second by US Dept. of Commerce, NIST, BEES 1.0: Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability Technical Manual and User Guide by Barbara Lippiatt. NIST document # NISTIR 6144. Obtain from: Nist, Building 226, Room B226, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.
For case studies of building with green builder programs including using recycled materials::
Austin, TX, Green Builder Program, contact 512-499-7827 or http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/greenbuilder
Los Angeles Citywide Sustainable Design Taskforce, contact William Holland, City Architect, Chairman of the Task Force, 213-847-6370.
For a wealth of info on recycling, recycled materials, sustainable approaches to building, etc. see Environmental Building News, 802-257-7300.
For a great resource guide on all aspects of the green construction industry including recycled raw/building materials, see:
Creating Sustainable Buildings, Volume 2: A Resource Guide, by Tufts University, Dept. of Urban and Environmental Policy, 617-627-3394.
Also, Building With Value: The Sustainable Building Collaborative, Portland, OR, 503-235-0137.
- Research Library for RCRA