31 Oct '14, 7pm

Waxed Cardboard #Insulation Comes From Produce Boxes | Green Building Elements #Cellulose #InsulationContractors

Waxed Cardboard #Insulation Comes From Produce Boxes | Green Building Elements #Cellulose #InsulationContractors

PSU assistant architecture professor Margarette Leite heard that many local grocery stores were looking for a way to sustainably dispose of their waxed cardboard produce boxes. The boxes have traditionally gone into the store’s compostable waste, but because of the wax coating it can take them up to 50 years to decompose. She brought the problem back to her architecture students and had them design several ways to reuse the boxes in the built environment.

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2014/10/14/waxed-cardboa...

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