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8 June 2005
What would it take to move towards low or even zero carbon construction? Steve Piltz outlines the four Rs on openDemocracy:

* re-use (brownfield sites)

* recycle (construction materialss)

* renewable energy

* replenish (biodiversity)

Steve Piltz is writing about the UK, but the lessons are more widely applicable.

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