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Materials & Manufacturing
Responsible resource stewardship, manufacturing, and recycling. The art of transforming the raw materials that are available into the tools and materials that are needed.

Energy
Ethically sustainable sources of energy for human use. For millennia societies have relied on animals, and sometimes other humans, to provide energy for transportation, agriculture, and manufacturing — and burned wood for heat-energy. In the last 150 years humans have used exponentially increasing...

DIY Machinery
Leveling the playing field in favor of resilient small scale manufacturing Resources for machinery you can build and maintain. Supports local scale manufacturing by lowering entry barriers and empowering creative local solutions.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition
The SAC is an alliance of clothing companies aiming to reduce the negative effects of the apparel, footwear, and textile industry through standardized measurement of the ecological and social impact of manufacturing.

Responsible Minerals Initiative
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. They also offer a Conflict Minerals Reporting Template,...

Cortes Forestry General Partnership
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 forestry operation on Cortes Island.

Cortes Comunnity Forest Cooperative
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. We are the non-aboriginal equal partner in the...

Global Organic Textile Standard International Working Group
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 Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). This standard stipulates...

Global Village Construction Set
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. The project is to develop open-source industrial...

Bike Friday
Folding bicycle hand made in Eugene Oregon, with a commitment to environmentally benign products, materials, and manufacturing processes.

Vancouver Hack Space
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 open atmosphere. We like 3D printers, laser cutting,...

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

Just BioFiber
The Just BioFiber Block building system is based on lego-inspired interlocking hempcrete blocks. The blocks - Are carbon negative to produce, - Absorb greenhouse gasses from the air over their lifespan. - Have a useful lifespan of 100 - 600 years - Are nontoxic and naturally resistant to mold and...

Teemill Organic Clothing
Circular Fashion.Our new products are made from our old products, which are designed from the start to be sent back when they are worn out. This is the circular economy for clothing. Certified organic, solar powered UK factory. Leading supplier to national charities & business. Our products and packaging...

Vancouver Island Fibershed
Vancouver Island Fibershed (VIF) is establishing a network between farmers and fibre consumers to build a local textile economy. VIF is part of the growing Fibreshed movement in North America, Europe and Australia that supports small-scale sustainable textile industries. VIF’s geographic scope encompasses...

Crowing Hen Farm
Crowing Hen Farm is a small, family farm dedicated to experimenting with old knowledge and new techniques, trying new crops, new ideas, and dabbling in permaculture to find, sustainable ways of growing food and clothing. Each critter has a job on the farm according to its nature. Sheep and geese are...

Francis O Vineyard Wool
Francis O Vineyard provides locally produced wool from their small herd of sheep Merville BC. The discovery that only two animals eat baby broom, sheep, and goats led to the introduction of sheep on the farm.

RepRap
An open-source 3D printer that is designed to be able to print all of its own plastic parts. Plant-based, biodegradable PLA (Polylactic acid) filament can be used in RepRap 3D printers.

PLA filament
Polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) — a biodegradable *thermoplastic aliphatic polyester* derived from renewable resources, such as corn starch, cassava roots, chips or starch, or sugarcane — can be used as an alternative to ABS plastic filament in many 3D printers.

Inhabitat.com overview of alternatives to concrete
Detailing 11 ( concrete) alternative building materials; photos, videos, and explanations including straw, hempcrete, grasscrete and more

MechMate CNC Router - Build your own with our detailed plans
A DIY CNC router (or plasma) table



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