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Before Zero Waste, We Must Get Back to the Basics

02.15.18 | Announcements

This week, we were happy to see the release of U.S. PIRG’s report, “Trash in America,” issuing a national call for a move toward zero waste. While a vision of a zero waste future is honorable and exciting, we’ve got some work to do to get there – especially here in the Midwest. Across the country, a range of incentives…More


ILLUMINATING POTENTIAL MARKETS FOR BUILDING MATERIALS IN THE MIDWEST

02.13.18 | Announcements

Throughout the Midwest, construction and demolition (C&D) waste is one of the largest components of the waste stream (sometimes up to 35%), despite the fact that this material can often be reused or recycled with minimal processing. This material includes bricks, concrete, wood, plaster, drywall, masonry, architectural elements, roof coverings plumbing fixtures, and piping. The landfilling of this material represents…More


Driven Doer: April Mendez

02.05.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet April Mendez who co-founded Fresh Coast Capital, an organization that seeks to guide cities to achieve and implement their vision of comprehensive green infrastructure. What do…More


What’s next for coal?

01.18.18 | Announcements

Coal has been a recurring topic in our national narrative – is it dying, or is it making a comeback? At the beginning of 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected the Department of Energy’s plan to provide cost recovery for America’s coal and nuclear plants. Along with a number of potential disadvantages, the bail out could have raised…More


Driven Doer: Emily Rhodes

01.03.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Emily Rhodes who manages projects in the Communities portfolio at Delta and provides programmatic support for our work on community development and urban infrastructure. What do you…More