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Gaining Momentum: The Living Product 50

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

A select group of manufacturers drawn from the Living Product 50 (LP50) currently including Owens Corning, Bureo Skateboard and One Earth Design are actively working to develop the world’s first Living Products.


Announcing the Living Building Challenge Affordable Housing Pilot Projects

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

We are excited to announce the affordable housing projects that have been given the opportunity to join a community of North America's leading sustainability innovators through the Living Building Challenge Affordable Housing Pilot Project pilot program beginning August 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016.


ILFI Staff Highlight August 2015

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Learn what motivates Julie, what she wanted to be when she graduated from high school, how that led to working in the regenerative building movement and what she does when she's not planning the Living Product Expo, Net Positive Energy + Water Conference and Living Future!


Join ILFI at Greenbuild

Friday, July 31, 2015

Going to Greenbuild? Save the date for Institute sessions and shoulder events and come find us at our booth in November!


Your Chair is Made of What? Mushrooms Aren't Just Toadstools Anymore!

Monday, July 27, 2015

Since 1902, The Gunlocke Company, headquartered in Wayland, NY has made some of the finest authentic office furniture in the world. A pioneer in the contract furniture industry, Gunlocke is also an innovator in developing sustainable manufacturing techniques and incorporating sustainable materials into its products and packaging, including a plentiful fungus.


ILFI Staff Highlight July 2015

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Learn what motivates Marisa, what she wanted to be when she graduated from high school, how that led to working in the regenerative building movement and what she does when she's not enjoying the brightness of working in Seattle's Bullitt Center.


Toward a Living Community Vision for Seattle’s First Hill

Monday, July 6, 2015

Seattle’s First Hill and the surrounding neighborhoods are among the most dense, diverse, dynamic in the City regarding people, buildings and uses. The success of First Hill becoming a Living Community shows that any neighborhood can achieve this certification.


ASSA ABLOY: 5 Ways They’re Opening the Door to Sustainability

Monday, June 29, 2015

ASSA ABLOY is leading the transformation of our market sector toward living products! Here are 5 reasons why doors, frames, hardware and access control systems matter in living buildings.


What is Handprinting?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Reducing our own footprint isn’t enough to create a regenerative future together, handprinting is the solution.


Measuring Your Footprint

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

An ecological footprint is the impact on the earth caused by organizations, people and products.Among many things, the Living Product Challenge is a call to action to use consumer purchasing power and influence over the manufacturing industry to reduce the ecological footprint of products.


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