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The art of transforming raw materials that are available into tools and materials that are needed.

Materials & Manufacturing Resources

Responsible Minerals Initiative


Materials & manufacturing organization
Formerly known as the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative, RMI offers companies and their suppliers an independent, third-party audit that determines which smelters and refiners can be verified as having systems in place to responsibly source minerals....

Living Machines


Scientific research organization
Living Machine Technology blends cutting-edge science and engineering with plants and beneficial bacteria to efficiently treat and reuse wastewater, providing lasting water solutions for communities everywhere. Based on the principles of wetland ecology.

Global Organic Textile Standard International Working Group


Materials & manufacturing standard
Der Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)This data base contains the GOTS certified entities, their location, field of operation and product groups. Our mission is the development, implementation, verification, protection and promotion of the Global...

Global Village Construction Set


Materials & manufacturing website
The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is a modular, DIY, low-cost, high-performance platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts....

Vancouver Hack Space


Local materials & manufacturing group
The Vancouver Hack Space (VHS) is a physical space where people gather to share ideas, tools, opinions, and beer. Members work on personal projects, collaborate, and learn new skills. More than just a studio space, we share knowledge in a friendly and...

MakerLabs


Local materials & manufacturing group
MakerLabs is a makerspace in Vancouver that provides you with the tools, space, and skills to make almost anything.

Cortes Forestry General Partnership


Local materials & manufacturing organization
The Cortes Forestry General Partnership (CFGP) is an equal partnership between the Klahoose Forestry N0 2 Limited Partnership (KF2LP) and the Cortes Community Forest Cooperative (CCFC) committed to building a resilient and vibrant world-class community-based...

Cortes Community Forest Cooperative


Local materials & manufacturing organization
The Cortes Community Forest Cooperative (CCFC) is partners with the Klahoose First Nation in the Cortes Forestry General Partnership (CFGP). The CCFC operates on the traditional territories of the Klahoose, Homalco, Tla’amin and Wei Wai Kum peoples....

That’s Awesome! Industrial & Creative Welding


Local materials & manufacturing local expert
Industrial welding services and ornamental metal designs are available year round. Anything from beautiful garden gates to heavy equipment repairs; from ornament repairs to a new metal building structure.



Keywords
resource management, materials, feed stocks, manufacturing, product life cycle, natural resources