So taking a look at what she sent, I decided to pass it along. There's an event called For the Greener Good: Life After Plastic being held at the National Building Museum on February 17 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM. There is a small registration fee. Click here for more details and information.
Here's a quick blurb:
As a petroleum based product, many believe that as the price of oil rises, the cost of plastic building materials will rise. What is the future of alternate products for the construction industry?
A discussion with:
Blaine Brownell, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota School of Architecture
Jay Bolus, VP of Technical Operations, MBDC
Lance Hosey, President and CEO, GreenBlue (moderator)
Robert Peoples, Ph.D.,Director of the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®