Tuesday, November 30, 2010

EPA's Van Gendt: "Climaterials"

EPA's Van Gendt wants to stop waste at origins

Environmental Protection Agency scientist Saskia van Gendt looks at the connections between climate change and raw materials. (Sam Kittner/)

November 30, 2010 - Saskia van Gendt

Life Scientist, Environmental Protection Agency

Best known for: As a young scientist, van Gendt is leading innovative efforts to help foster green building construction and promote the design and development of reusable packaging to significantly reduce waste. Her work focuses on a new field that she calls "Climaterials" - the connection between climate change and materials. {read rest}

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