How to define ‘Upcycling’

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Adam Gendell has an excellent post on Greenbiz.com that takes a deeper look at sustainability and upcycling.  The article examines  upcycling into material  production and societal wellbeing. Ultimately, upcycling, and sustainability as a whole, should be about creating a more optimized set of attributes over each of the economic, environmental and social realms. ZeroLandfill has been recognized as an upcycling project that provides a societal benefit within a local community.  We welcome ZeroLandfill™ Oklahoma... 

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Congratulations ZeroLandfill Chicago

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

ZeroLandfill Chicago just announced that they are an Emerald Award winner for Outstanding Small Organization.  The Emerald Awards recognize outstanding individual, organization and projects implemented across Illinois which advocates sustainable, prosperous and healthy buildings and communities.  The awards are presented by USGBC-Illinois Chapter. ZeroLandfill Chicago won in the Intent to Matter category. Characteristics of award winners include individuals that: Publicly committed to building sustainably Implemented... 

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April Showers

Friday, April 12, 2013

There are ZeroLandfill events in five markets during the month of April.  Five places from Austin to Pittsburgh where reuse is demonstrated not as merely an effort to reduce the waste generated in the interiors industry.  BUT five places where community is celebrated and enriched with creative materials.  Materials that will end up in classrooms, artist studios and after school programs.  Five places where creativity is sparked by a laminate chip or wallpaper book.  Last year these five markets found value in... 

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April Showers

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There are ZeroLandfill events in five markets during the month of April.  Five places from Austin to Pittsburgh where reuse is demonstrated not as merely an effort to reduce the waste generated in the interiors industry.  BUT five places where community is celebrated and enriched with creative materials.  Materials that will end up in classrooms, artist studios and after school programs.  Five places where creativity is sparked by a laminate chip or wallpaper book.  Last... Read More

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ZL Short sleeve tee

  ZeroLandfill™ short sleeve dark tee, $15.oo Available through our store on Spreadshirt Contact us if you are interested in printing sponsor names on the back. ZeroLandfill™ long sleeve dark tee, $22.90 Available through our store on Spreadshirt ZeroLandfill™ short sleeve tee Available through our store on Spreadshirt ZeroLandfill™ water bottle, $15.90 Available through our store on Spreadshirt

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Events

Book Art Workshop – April

We have partnered with the Education Service Center of Cuyahoga County (Ohio) to present a two part workshop, Making Art from Recycled Materials.  The workshop focuses on book arts.  On March 22, artist and educator, Chris Zielski, will be presenting book projects using wallcovering, paint samples and wood and tile.  On April 17, artist Christine Mauersberger, will be […]