Renewable Matter # 17 / July-August

Of This House Nothing Will Go to Waste

by Antonella Ilaria Totaro

Focus Construction Sector


From the UK, the Enviromate experience, a digital marketplace allowing users to buy, sell or donate leftover building materials. Since 2015, 8,000 tonnes of “waste” have been reintroduced into the market, worth about £1 million.


Building and refurbishing buildings through a closed-loop marketplace based on surplus and reusable materials, this is the idea behind Enviromate. Created by Reiss Salustro-Pilson and Nigel Van Wassenhoven in the UK, Enviromate is an online marketplace, a digital platform where people can share, upcycle...

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