28 Apr '16, 7pm

#sustainable #homes Editor’s Picks: Place: Plant Chicago Dealing with food waste is a hot button topic, espec...

#sustainable #homes Editor’s Picks: Place: Plant Chicago Dealing with food waste is a hot button topic, espec...

Dealing with food waste is a hot button topic, especially in urban settings. One company, Plant Chicago, is working to fix this problem right in Chicago’s backyard. Plant Chicago will eventually divert over 10,000 tons of food waste from landfills into their circular, closed-loop model of material reuse in order to power over 250 homes. plantchicago.org Company: Tandus Centiva This flooring company has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 15% since 2006 and has also reduced unnecessary chemicals and increased recycled content in their materials. Their production plants have also reduced water usage by utilizing a closed loop system to recycled processed water and boast a whopping 0% production wastewater in their Alabama LVT plant. tandus-centiva.com Architecture Firm: EYP Mastery of intelligent design, knowledge-based lifecycle approaches, close collaboration to inform inn...

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