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Gulf Coast Green speaker, Betsy del Monte, presented "Industrial Strength Sustainability" on 4/15/2010 in Houston, Texas

Gulf Coast Green speaker, Betsy del Monte, presented "Industrial Strength Sustainability" on 4/15/2010 in Houston, Texas

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Betsy del Monte Gulf Coast Green 2010 Betsy del Monte Gulf Coast Green 2010 Presentation Transcript

  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Nasher Sculpture Center | Dallas, TX Industrial Strength Sustainability Betsy del Monte Principal, Director of Sustainability
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 We use too much stuff Cell phones #2 Chris Jordan, 2005
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Cell phones chargers Chris Jordan, 2005
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Circuit boards Chris Jordan, 2005
  • Georges Seurat - Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte , 1884-1886
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Chris Jordan Cans Seurat, 2007, 60x92" Depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds.
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds.
  • Coffee cups - one week Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Coffee cup - until it breaks Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Grocery Bags - 1 Trip Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Grocery Bags - 20, 30, 40+ Trips Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Bridge - 20-30 Years
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Shkodra bridge Ponte Fabricio 62 BC Bridge - 2000 Years
  • Classroom space - 5 years Gulf Coast Green 2010
    • metal roof
    • tile roof
    • stone building
    • brick school?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010 Schoolhouse c. 1830 Classroom space - 150 years
  • 10 Year Roofing (or next hail storm) Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • 100 Year Roofing Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Industry The bad guys Better Buildings. Better Built.
  • What is “industry”? Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • We need industry Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Food Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Clothing Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Shelter Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Life’s necessities Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 What makes it sustainable...and how do you know?
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Issues for industry - Questions to ask
    • What’s it made of?
    • What was required to make it?
    • How long will it serve its purpose?
    • What would I use instead?
    • Can it be used for something else after this?
    • Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Questions to consider
    • What’s it made of?
    • What was required to make it?
    • How long will it serve its purpose?
    • What would I use instead?
    • Can it be used for something else after this?
    • Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • What’s it made of? Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Raw Materials Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Raw Materials Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Questions to consider
    • What’s it made of?
    • What was required to make it?
    • How long will it serve its purpose?
    • What would I use instead?
    • Can it be used for something else after this?
    • Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Processes Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Alternatively fueled equipment Transit of materials
  • Questions to consider
    • What’s it made of?
    • What was required to make it?
    • How long will it serve its purpose?
    • What would I use instead?
    • Can it be used for something else after this?
    • Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • How long will it last?
    • 1912 Plaza Hotel 2010
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • How long will it last? Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • How long will it last? Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Questions to consider
    • What’s it made of?
    • What was required to make it?
    • How long will it serve its purpose?
    • What would I use instead?
    • Can it be used for something else after this?
    • Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Consider alternatives PVC flooring Linoleum tile
  • Consider alternatives Gulf Coast Green 2010 Asphalt Permeable Concrete
  • Questions to consider
    • What’s it made of?
    • What was required to make it?
    • How long will it serve its purpose?
    • What would I use instead?
    • Can it be used for something else after this?
    • Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Alternative uses: Recycling and repurposing Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Alternative uses: Recycling and repurposing Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Questions to consider
    • What’s it made of?
    • What was required to make it?
    • How long will it serve its purpose?
    • What would I use instead?
    • Can it be used for something else after this?
    • Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Site Restoration Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Restored Gravel Quarry
  • Image courtesy Steelcase
  • How about the people? Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Questions to consider
    • What’s it made of?
    • What was required to make it?
    • How long will it serve its purpose?
    • What would I use instead?
    • Can it be used for something else after this?
    • Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from?
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Corporate Standards
    • ISO 14000 http://www.iso.org/
    • Cradle to Cradle http://www.mbdc.com/c2c/
    • IGBC http://www.gbcertified.com/home09.asp
    Gulf Coast Green 2010 Third party verified Based on measurable policies
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Ask your suppliers Ask your company
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 By just asking, you help shape the market.
    • Choose to incite change
    Gulf Coast Green 2010
  • Gulf Coast Green 2010 Betsy del Monte [email_address] Better Buildings. Better Built.