Wallboard Recycling Program Helps Reduce Job Site Waste

Walls & Ceilings magazine cites BPE as example of circular economy, helping reduce construction waste through its collaborative work. 

 Image via Walls & Ceilings Magazine.

Image via Walls & Ceilings Magazine.

Wallboard waste has great potential for recycling, even though most of it ends up in a landfill. In May 2014, a cross-industry collaboration of stakeholders, who recognized that there was an opportunity for more to be done, got together and launched the Building Product Ecosystem.

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Through transparent material research and innovation, the BPE sought to focus on cradle-to-cradle recycling in a very challenging market.