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Delta Institute Awarded Sustainable Deconstruction Contract in Southeast Michigan

10.30.13 | Announcements
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and Hamtramck Assistant City Manager Kathy Angerer (center) join Delta Institute and Southwest Solutions at the first deconstruction site in Hamtramck, Michigan. Photo Credit: Ryan Bridges.

Delta Institute CEO Jean Pogge announced today that Delta has been awarded a contract from Southwest Solutions for the sustainable removal of 9 single-family and multi-family homes in Wayne County, paving the way for new opportunities for economic development in Southeast Michigan. “Delta Institute is thrilled to have an opportunity to contribute to the revitalization that is well underway in…More


Delta Institute Awarded Grant from Chicago Community Trust to Conduct Regional Study on Waste Management

10.15.13 | Announcements

Today, Delta Institute CEO Jean Pogge announced that Delta has been awarded a grant from Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust (CCT) to analyze current waste management practices across Cook County and promote systemic change through more sustainable waste management. Pogge says, “We are thrilled to have support from the Chicago Community Trust to take a closer look at…More


Delta Institute Awarded Grant from Grand Victoria Foundation for Urban Wood Market Development

10.11.13 | Announcements

Today, Delta Institute CEO Jean Pogge announced that Delta has been awarded a grant from Grand Victoria Foundation (GVF) to support the creation of a market for urban wood, an undervalued renewable resource. “It is estimated that millions of trees will need to be removed in the next 7 to 10 years as the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation works…More