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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: A look back at the Greenbuild conference at McCormick Place

An estimated 25,000 people engaged in eco-friendly building and design descended upon McCormick Place this week to swap ideas and business cards at the annual Greenbuild conference sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Since its first gathering in 2002, the … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Reclaiming wood from the urban forest

Bruce Horigan and his wife, Erika, have been expanding their family-owned tree-recycling business by supplying the growing demand of eco-minded people looking to furnish their homes and businesses — and even hospitals — with reclaimed wood. The North Shore couple are trained … Continue reading

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