Push for more sustainable building bodes well for plastics

07/06/2011

Builders will likely need to use more plastics if they want to answer the challenge issued earlier this year by Architecture 2030, the non-profit, independent organization established in response to the climate change crisis by architect Edward Mazria in 2002. PlasticsToday caught up with leaders at two processors serving the B&C market to get their take on plastics' chances as builders and architects add sustainability to the balls they must juggle.

Architecture 2030's mission is to push the global B&C industry to transform from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a more sustainable building culture. It has challenged the architecture and building community to specify, design and manufacture products that will, by 2030m, enable construction of carbon-neutral buildings.
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