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recycling
At Orbus (in the Chicago area) we use mdf board to make products. We have been throwing the cutoff pieces in the garbage which eventually goes to a landfill. Are there any local companies that recycle medium-density fibreboard?
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Start up grants for a green business
We are looking for information about grants for start-up costs for a business in the green industry. We are based in Indiana. The company intents to provide services that allow a homeowner/business owner to retro fit their home/building with energy efficient products. That would include tripolymer foam insulation, high efficiency heating and air (including geo thermal), Solar panels, tankless water heaters, reverse osmosis systems/ water filters, and high efficiency appliances.
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Who are the best " green " commercial lighting contractors in the Midatlantic region? LEED accredited?
I am designing a LEED silver office building, and I have some questions regarding daylighting and other energy effecient lighting technologies, from a contractors practical point of view.
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I want find info about straw bale, adobe and other types of construction beyond the "stick house" that is still so much the norm.
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