Carbon + Construction

How We Measured Climate Impact of Unused Building Materials

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How We Measured Climate Impact of Unused Building Materials

Calculating the environmental impact of products can be a bewildering experience. While big companies typically outsource large-scale environmental analysis to expert consultants, small and mid-sized businesses with evolving products and smaller budgets may find it challenging to know where to start. Fortunately, there are several freely-accessible online resources that can help. While these tools do not offer simple answers, they can get you started in the right direction to analyze how your business' products may be impacting the environment. When we started our business, we were specifically interested in the positive impact we could make on Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Our marketplace finds buyers for unused goods that might otherwise go to long-term storage or landfill. By putting these...

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