Sustainable Spotlight

Broadfence

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services and products does Broadfence provide?Andy Deayton: When it comes to perimeter security and crowd control, Broadfence offers the safest, simplest, and most secure temporary fence solutions. We deliver temporary fence panels...

Terri Palmer Burton

Builders Exchange of Michigan: How did you earn your first dollar?Terri Palmer Burton: I earned my first dollar as a horseback riding instructor. I've had a lifelong love of horses. I spent five years in hospitality before joining Palmer Moving Services and founded...

First Quarter Events

The Builders Exchange of Michigan's first-quarter events schedule is a wrap! Thank you to all our instructors, presenters, and attendees for making it a successful first quarter. Every year, Builders Exchange of Michigan hosts a few different series of events during...
Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo

In recent years, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has been committed to making the Detroit Zoo more sustainable....

Green Garage

Green Garage

What is it? The Green Garage is a co-operating community and enterprise incubator placed in Midtown Detroit. It is...

Sustainable Construction Practices

Sustainable Construction Practices

Many construction companies in Michigan, and all over the United States, have embraced sustainable construction practices over the past ten years. As we move into the next decade, here are a few ways to transform your building or construction site...

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Cocoboards

Cocoboards

Over 50 billion coconuts fall from trees annually and while the white, fleshy part of the coconut is edible and used for everything from baking to beauty products, the majority of the husks are discarded. Researchers from Switzerland and the...

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Hempcrete

Hempcrete

With many states, Michigan included, legalizing the use of marijuana, its ‘cousin’ hemp has been used by manufacturers for decades to create everything from clothing to building materials, and is now legal to grow in the United States. One use for...

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