News: New reclaimed building products guide will help industry to specify and procure reclaimed building materials
BioRegional Consulting have produced a new guide for the government's Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
Monday, 23rd June 2008
The guide will provide architects, designers and contractors with opportunities to specify and procure reclaimed building materials and products when responding to a client requirement for these types of materials.The report includes: • a reference guide to the products most likely to be viable and economic (including info. on typical applications, the cost of a reclaimed vs comparable new product, embodied CO2 savings and guidance on key issues e.g. regional availability); • case studies on the use of reclaimed products in construction projects; • procurement guidance; and • a directory listing suppliers of reclaimed building materials by region.
European Remanufacturing Council launches with a nod to Hollywood
The newly-launched Conseil EuropĂ©en de Remanufacture plans to represent companies which produce â‚¬30 billion of remanufactured products and employ 190,000 people across Europe.
Survey launched for Printer Cartridge Reuse project
The European Commission has commissioned a study to support compliance promotion relating to the implementation of Directive 2012/19/EU on WEEE and the CRR is investigating the case study of printer cartridge reuse
Request for stakeholder engagement from the Wuppertal Institute
The Wuppertal Institute are looking for reuse and remanufacturing stakeholders to contribute to two projects analysing the barriers to reuse and remanufacturing in Europe.