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The concept of circular economy seeks to disrupt the enormous amount of waste generated by a linear system. The system extracts raw materials from the earth to construct the built environment, including its buildings and infrastructure, only for those materials to be dumped into landfills after a relatively short lifespan (Fusco Girard & Nocca, 201...
Just Places Lab is one of several founding members of CR0WD, along with Historic Ithaca, the Susan Christopherson Center for Community Planning, and the Circular Construction Lab at Cornell University. it is a growing group with expertise in salvage, reuse, and preservation including also leadership from Finger Lakes ReUse, Cortland ReUse, and the Preservation Association of Central New York. CR0WD works with New York State communities to promote sustainability and resilience of the built environment through thoughtful deconstruction that that recognizes the environmental, cultural and economic value of salvage and reuse of building materials and architectural elements.