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Materials & Manufacturing
Responsible resource stewardship, manufacturing, and recycling.

Building Materials
Sustainable building/construction materials

Zero-waste
Efficient usage and total reuse, recycling or ecological re-integration of materials. The idea of waste, something that gets discarded, is fundamentally incompatible with a holistic and optimized natural system. Everything transitions between states and between different life-forms but nothing is "waste". Principals...

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

Recycling
Transforming previously used materials into new raw materials.

Zero Waste Manifesto
The Zero Waste Manifesto declares the rules and principles of a zero waste lifestyle--producing and consuming without producing materials that will be discarded into nature and the oceans--by considering the following values: 1. Well-being of Plants and Animals over Consumer Needs and Ease of Use 2....

Bliss, Cremation and Green Burial Services
Bliss is an eco-friendly cremation and green burial services company located in Vancouver B.C. They provide full service "green" funereal services as one of the first eco-burial business in western Canada. Biodegradable and eco-friendly materials and practices are employed and Bliss is part of a growing...

Sailing
For areas accessible by water sailboats can efficiently transport people and large quantities of other goods using no fossil fuels and, if care is taken in choosing non-toxic materials, with a minimum environmental impact.

Patagonia
Patagonia makes clothing out of organic cotton, recycled down, and other ethically-sound materials, and will repair anything they sell for the flat fee of $5.

FairPhone
Fairphone is a social enterprise company that designs and produces socially and environmentally responsibility mobile phones. \r\n\r\nTheir mission is to create modular devices that are long lasting, easily repaired and upgraded, with ethically sourced materials and labor.

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

Earthship Biotecture
Earthship is a type of house built with natural and recycled materials with energy conservation in mind. It is designed to produce water, electricity and food for its own use. Earthship basic design principles take advantage of the existing natural phenomena of the earth, building with natural and re-purposed...

Ecologic Dentistry
At Ecologic Dentistry they consider the mouth to be the portal to the rest of our body and the mouth is where wellness begins. An holistic dental practice integrating ancient wisdom with advanced technology to make use of materials that are the least toxic to the body and to the environment.

Rootree Packaging
Rootree offers stock and custom compostable packaging options. The Rootree Vision To re-invent the packaging world in a transparent way, by: -sourcing or developing renewable materials; -using easier to recycle alternatives; -leading the industry in the use and development of compostable packaging -creating...

Elevate Packaging
Elevate Packaging provides 100% compostable packaging and labels for small businesses. They sell stock bags in small batches that you can order directly off their website, or they can also do custom bags with printing. All primary materials are compostable including the ink.

Clothing
Made with organic cotton or other sustainable materials

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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.

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.

ByFusion Blocker
The ByFusion Blocker is an industrial machine for municipalities and Recycling Facilities that turns any category of plastic waste into a building material.



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