Push for more sustainable building bodes well for plastics


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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