Upcoming Event: Building Reuse Summit

Join us during Greenbuild for a how-to summit on increasing recovery and reuse of construction waste.

Register at http://www.buildingreuse.com/registration/event/building-reuse-summit

Each year in the US alone, over 300,000 buildings are demolished, with the majority of the material ending up in the landfill (US EPA 2003). This results in a significant amount of valuable materials including concrete, asphalt roofing, bricks, metals and lumber being unnecessarily disposed of.

Recovering and reusing construction materials results in the retention of capital resources and supports local jobs. Come learn from industry and government leaders how they are facilitating the recovery and reuse of valuable materials from construction waste with positive economic results.

Topics include

– The role of regulators and policy makers in developing markets for construction waste recovery and reuse.

– Tools for designers and contractors to facilitate recovery and reuse of construction materials today

– See the full agenda at http://www.buildingreuse.com/agenda

Who should attend?

– Regulators: Government officials and regulators responsible for waste policy, licensing of deconstruction and demolition contractors, development, and specific building policies

– Demolition & Waste Sector: Demolition contractors, landfill operators, transfer station operators, and C&D recyclers

– Industry Professionals: Architects, structural engineers, building contractors, specification writers, building owners and portfolio managers

About the Venue

The Fermenting Cellar of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery, originally constructed in 1859, is located in the critically acclaimed Distillery Historic District. The building was repurposed as a venue, and still features the original heavy timber beams and trusses, and Kingston limestone walls.

The Distillery District is located in Toronto’s downtown core minutes away from Toronto’s financial district and has become the premiere site to hold an event in Toronto. There are many reasons, beginning with the truly magical setting. One of Ontario’s hottest tourist attractions, The Distillery District is an internationally acclaimed 13-acre village of brick-lined streets and dozens of vibrantly restored Victorian Industrial buildings. And pedestrian-only, means no cars to spoil the magic (but plenty of parking is nearby).

Register now at BuildingReuse.com

Registration Details


Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011

8:30 AM–4:30 PM


Fermenting Cellar

55 Mill Street

Toronto, ON


Full day: $185

Half-day: $110

Keynote Speakers

Sadhu Johnston

Deputy City Manager, Vancouver

Nadav Malin

President, BuildingGreen

See a full agenda at http://www.buildingreuse.com/speakers

Space is limited, register now at http://www.buildingreuse.com/registration/event/building-reuse-summit

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