Recovering and reusing building materials said to be key elements of climate solution
Business Tools, Environment
On: May 10, 2021 | By:
In addition to a run on toilet paper and bread flour in the first months of COVID-19, one of the unexpected consequences of the pandemic has been a jump in demand for lumber and, following that, a leap in its price.
“Look up ‘skyrocketing’ in the dictionary and you’ll see a graph of lumber prices,” said Alex Carrick, ConstructConnect’s chief economist. “They’ve been so high because stay-at-home directives caused all kinds of restless people to jump on do-it-yourself projects and to finally take care of some items on their long-outstanding to-do lists.”
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