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HBN Blog category: Tools

The Road to Optimizing Asphalt Pavement Recycling

Wes Sullens and Jim Vallette | March 29, 2017

Today the Healthy Building Network and StopWaste released the sixth and final report in our Optimizing Recycling initiative: Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) in Building & Construction.

Reclaiming and reusing asphalt has many benefits, including waste prevention, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and lower lifecycle impacts compared to virgin...

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HBN Blog category: Materials

Ethylene Flood Threatens Viability of Polyethylene Recycling

Wes Sullens and Jim Vallette | September 23, 2016

Not all recycled content materials are created equal - especially when it comes to recycled plastics. In a new report released by StopWaste and the Healthy Building Network, we take an in-depth look at the health implications, supply chain considerations, and potential to scale up recycling of the world’s most common plastic: Polyet...

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