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Gulf Coast Green 2010 Nasher Sculpture Center  |  Dallas, TX Industrial Strength Sustainability Betsy del Monte Principal,...
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...
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
<ul><li>metal roof </li></ul><ul><li>tile roof </li></ul><ul><li>stone building </li></ul><ul><li>brick school? </li></ul>...
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 <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></u...
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 lon...
What’s it made of? Gulf Coast Green 2010
Raw Materials Gulf Coast Green 2010
Raw Materials Gulf Coast Green 2010
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 lon...
Processes Gulf Coast Green 2010
Gulf Coast Green 2010 Alternatively fueled equipment Transit of materials
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 lon...
How long will it last? <ul><li>1912  Plaza Hotel  2010 </li></ul>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 <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How lon...
Consider alternatives PVC flooring Linoleum tile
Consider alternatives Gulf Coast Green 2010 Asphalt Permeable Concrete
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 lon...
Alternative uses: Recycling and repurposing Gulf Coast Green 2010
Alternative uses: Recycling and repurposing Gulf Coast Green 2010
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 lon...
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 <ul><li>What’s it made of? </li></ul><ul><li>What was required to make it? </li></ul><ul><li>How lon...
Corporate Standards <ul><li>ISO 14000  http://www.iso.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Cradle to Cradle  http://www.mbdc.com/c2c/ </...
Gulf Coast Green 2010 Ask your suppliers Ask your company
Gulf Coast Green 2010 By just asking, you help shape the market.
<ul><li>Choose to incite change </li></ul>Gulf Coast Green 2010
Gulf Coast Green 2010 Betsy del Monte [email_address] Better Buildings. Better Built.
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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&quot; 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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