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Material Reuse Deep Dive Forums

NERC, with the assistance of a Planning Committee of reuse practitioners from around the country are in the process of planning a series of free, quarterly Deep Dive Forums.  These virtual discussions will focus on the role of material reuse organizations in working with and building the resiliency of local communities.  The presenters to be featured will talk in-depth about the programs they’ve developed to provide resources and serve the needs of residents, work toward policy solutions, and create economically viable systems. 

Material Reuse Deep Dive Forums
Planning Committee

  • Pam Howland of Build Reuse, Massachusetts
  • Nancy Meyer of Community Forklift, Maryland
  • Diane Cohen of Fingerlakes Reuse, New York
  • Brooke Nash of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
  • Emily Barker of Reuse Minnesota 
  • Heather Trim of Zero Waste Washington

By material reuse, we are referring to the reuse of durable goods, including: construction materials, consumer and household items, electronics, books, textiles, and fixtures and furnishings.

Forum contact: Mary Ann Remolador, Assistant Director.

 

 

Material Reuse Forum 2 -  Impact of Building Materials Reuse on Climate Change: December 7 (11:30 - 1 eastern, 8:30 – 10 Pacific)
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Avoiding the use of new building materials is key to decreasing the built environment's impact on climate change.  Come hear three speakers present studies and data about deconstruction, salvage, and reusing materials.

Presenters

 


COMPLETED MATERIAL REUSE FORUMS - RECORDINGS & PRESENTATIONS

Forum 1 - Reuse Centers: Creating Local Community Connections & Benefits

Forum Recording

Community Forklift Presentation

St. Vincent de Paul Society Presentation

Stardust Presentation