Betsy del Monte Gulf Coast Green 2010

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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

    1. 1. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Nasher Sculpture Center | Dallas, TX Industrial Strength Sustainability Betsy del Monte Principal, Director of Sustainability
    2. 2. Gulf Coast Green 2010 We use too much stuff Cell phones #2 Chris Jordan, 2005
    3. 3. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Cell phones chargers Chris Jordan, 2005
    4. 4. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Circuit boards Chris Jordan, 2005
    5. 5. Georges Seurat - Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte , 1884-1886
    6. 6. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Chris Jordan Cans Seurat, 2007, 60x92" Depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds.
    7. 7. Gulf Coast Green 2010
    8. 8. Gulf Coast Green 2010
    9. 9. Gulf Coast Green 2010
    10. 10. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds.
    11. 11. Coffee cups - one week Gulf Coast Green 2010
    12. 12. Coffee cup - until it breaks Gulf Coast Green 2010
    13. 13. Grocery Bags - 1 Trip Gulf Coast Green 2010
    14. 14. Grocery Bags - 20, 30, 40+ Trips Gulf Coast Green 2010
    15. 15. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Bridge - 20-30 Years
    16. 16. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Shkodra bridge Ponte Fabricio 62 BC Bridge - 2000 Years
    17. 17. Classroom space - 5 years Gulf Coast Green 2010
    18. 18. <ul><li>metal roof </li></ul><ul><li>tile roof </li></ul><ul><li>stone building </li></ul><ul><li>brick school? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010 Schoolhouse c. 1830 Classroom space - 150 years
    19. 19. 10 Year Roofing (or next hail storm) Gulf Coast Green 2010
    20. 20. 100 Year Roofing Gulf Coast Green 2010
    21. 21. Gulf Coast Green 2010
    22. 22. Gulf Coast Green 2010
    23. 23. Gulf Coast Green 2010
    24. 24. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Industry The bad guys Better Buildings. Better Built.
    25. 25. What is “industry”? Gulf Coast Green 2010
    26. 26. We need industry Gulf Coast Green 2010
    27. 27. Food Gulf Coast Green 2010
    28. 28. Clothing Gulf Coast Green 2010
    29. 29. Shelter Gulf Coast Green 2010
    30. 30. Life’s necessities Gulf Coast Green 2010
    31. 31. Gulf Coast Green 2010 What makes it sustainable...and how do you know?
    32. 32. Gulf Coast Green 2010
    33. 33. Issues for industry - Questions to ask <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will it serve its purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What would I use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it be used for something else after this? </li></ul><ul><li>Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    34. 34. Questions to consider <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will it serve its purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What would I use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it be used for something else after this? </li></ul><ul><li>Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    35. 35. What’s it made of? Gulf Coast Green 2010
    36. 36. Raw Materials Gulf Coast Green 2010
    37. 37. Raw Materials Gulf Coast Green 2010
    38. 38. Questions to consider <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will it serve its purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What would I use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it be used for something else after this? </li></ul><ul><li>Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    39. 39. Processes Gulf Coast Green 2010
    40. 40. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Alternatively fueled equipment Transit of materials
    41. 41. Questions to consider <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will it serve its purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What would I use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it be used for something else after this? </li></ul><ul><li>Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    42. 42. How long will it last? <ul><li>1912 Plaza Hotel 2010 </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    43. 43. How long will it last? Gulf Coast Green 2010
    44. 44. How long will it last? Gulf Coast Green 2010
    45. 45. Questions to consider <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will it serve its purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What would I use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it be used for something else after this? </li></ul><ul><li>Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    46. 46. Consider alternatives PVC flooring Linoleum tile
    47. 47. Consider alternatives Gulf Coast Green 2010 Asphalt Permeable Concrete
    48. 48. Questions to consider <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will it serve its purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What would I use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it be used for something else after this? </li></ul><ul><li>Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    49. 49. Alternative uses: Recycling and repurposing Gulf Coast Green 2010
    50. 50. Alternative uses: Recycling and repurposing Gulf Coast Green 2010
    51. 51. Questions to consider <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will it serve its purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What would I use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it be used for something else after this? </li></ul><ul><li>Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    52. 52. Site Restoration Gulf Coast Green 2010
    53. 53. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Restored Gravel Quarry
    54. 54. Image courtesy Steelcase
    55. 55. How about the people? Gulf Coast Green 2010
    56. 56. Questions to consider <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How long will it serve its purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What would I use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Can it be used for something else after this? </li></ul><ul><li>Did its manufacture help or hinder the area it came from? </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    57. 57. Corporate Standards <ul><li>ISO 14000 http://www.iso.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Cradle to Cradle http://www.mbdc.com/c2c/ </li></ul><ul><li>IGBC http://www.gbcertified.com/home09.asp </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010 Third party verified Based on measurable policies
    58. 58. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Ask your suppliers Ask your company
    59. 59. Gulf Coast Green 2010 By just asking, you help shape the market.
    60. 60. <ul><li>Choose to incite change </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
    61. 61. Gulf Coast Green 2010 Betsy del Monte [email_address] Better Buildings. Better Built.

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