The case for more recycling of home construction materials
How might the state recycle more home construction materials, especially given the number of blighted homes here? Two Spartans, a researcher and a faculty member, discuss the challenges and benefits of a stronger effort.
On this week’s Current State environmental segment, we talk recycling in Michigan. It’s a relevant issue in Michigan because of the removal of many blighted homes in Detroit, Flint and Lansing.
We talk with Lauren Ross, a researcher at the Michigan State University Center for Community and Economic Development who wrote a story about this topic recently for Bridge Magazine, and George Berghorn, an Assistant Professor of Construction Management at Michigan State University.