Building Materials Reuse Association
 
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The Building Material Reuse Association is an educational and research organization whose mission is to advance the recovery, reuse and recycling of building materials. 

BMRA Goals include:

  • Reduce the consumption of new resources
  • Reduce landfill waste and pollution
  • Create value-added markets and increase cost-effectiveness
  • Expand job opportunities and workforce development skills
  • Promote the sustainability of communities and the environment through resource preservation

What We Stand For: We are increasing opportunities for the recovery and reuse of building materials in an environmentally sound and financially sustainable way. Objectives of the BMRA

  • Providing opportunities for Members and other interested parties to share information and increase knowledge and understanding of deconstruction and reuse of building materials.
  • Educating the construction and demolition industry, the general public, institutional and governmental organizations about:
    • Benefits of deconstructing buildings for reuse and recycling ways that used building materials may stimulate economic activity via new markets and job creation while also promoting environmental benefits.
    • Certifications and standards that will increase the marketability, value and use of reclaimed building materials in new and renovation construction projects.
    • And conducting research and creating new knowledge that enhances BMRA's educational and environmental mission.
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09/16/2014 (1828 days ago)
 
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