There is currently a lack of awareness of and access to construction materials that are ready to be reused in the UK. The purpose of encouraging reuse is to reduce reliance on virgin materials which can significantly reduce the carbon emissions of projects. For example, it has been found reusing old bricks can result in 95 times lower carbon emissions compared to using new bricks (Henning Larsen).
The Portal is currently being tested in the UK and is accessible to all.
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