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Michigan State University Researchers Discuss Recycling More Home Construction Materials

Michigan State University Researchers Discuss Recycling More Home Construction Materials

Lauren Ross and George Berghorn of MSU discuss the challenges and benefits of a stronger recycling effort.

WKAR, a Lansing, Mich.-based National Public Radio member station owned by Michigan State University, recently held a Current State environmental segment on recycling in the State of Michigan. In this segment, Lauren Ross, a researcher at the Michigan State University Center for Community and Economic Development and George Berghorn, an assistant professor of Construction Management at Michigan State University, discuss the challenges and benefits of a stronger recycling effort.

WKAR has more details:

How might the state recycle more home construction materials, especially given the number of blighted homes here? Two Spartans, a researcher and a faculty member, discuss the challenges and benefits of a stronger effort.

On this week’s Current State environmental segment, we talk recycling in Michigan. It’s a relevant issue in Michigan because of the removal of many blighted homes in Detroit, Flint and Lansing.

Read the full story here.

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