Green Plastics? A Review of Medium Density Sprayed Urethane Foam’s Contribution to Sustainable Design

Green is in. It is trendy to use cloth bags for your groceries, to condense and divert consumable plastics and to place your plastic bags in retail stores for recycling. Everyone is doing it. Today’s consumer has bought in and marketing dollars are flowing—so LEED, environmentally sound building strategies and making ‘green’ choices are here …

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A Comparison of the Environmental Impact of Mineral Wool Fibre and Sprayed Polyurethane Foam Insulations

Is it possible for a plastic to be considered environmentally beneficial? Is mineral wool a long term solution and consistently efficient? The following comparison of medium density spray foam and mineralwool insulations highlights the environmental strengths and weaknesses of both products. Five categories are used to compare the products – Quality Assurance, Health and Safety, …

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