Pozzotive in the News

June 16, 2020

The Hegeman

Architectural Record —For the 2012 Hegeman supportive housing project in Brooklyn, NY, Cookfox Architects upped its practice of specifying concrete with high-recycled content by using Pozzotive, a concrete block manufactured with recycled glass. Cookfox partner Rick Cook, FAIA, says that Kingston had contacted fellow partner and firm co-founder Robert Fox Jr., AIA, about making green concrete block. […]
February 17, 2020

Is Connecticut’s outdated recycling system in line for an overhaul?

CTMIRROR.ORG —The conveyors at the Willimantic Waste Paper Company snake under, over and around each other – resembling a cross between a roller coaster and a Rube Goldberg-designed highway interchange. On them are the items you put in your blue recycling bin. They clatter along, not quite drowning out the reggae playing as one of about a dozen people stationed along the line hand-sorts the items the mechanical process misses.
October 29, 2019

GIS Story: How Tons of Old TV and Computer Displays Could Become New Sustainable Buildings

Rochester Institute of Technology —The death of cathode-ray tube (CRT) displays—once commonplace for TVs and computers—is a far too familiar story of what happens when a popular technology becomes obsolete. Once expensive, sought after equipment is suddenly, in the blink of an eye, obsolete junk. But what happens when there’s nowhere to put that junk, not even a landfill? CRTs contain funnel and panel glass...
March 13, 2019

Creative Spins on Glass Recycling

Waste360.com —Glass recycling can be complicated and a tremendous investment. So a number of communities, even in the past couple of months, decided to end their glass collection programs or at least consider alternatives that would cost less time and money. But some local governments, materials recovery facilities (MRFs) and processors are putting all they’ve got into capturing and recycling more of this material.