Reducing Single Use Items Apr 2021

“I recently replaced using painter’s plastic used to create a dust and overspray containment area with ZipWall ZipFast Reusable panels. These panels allow for modification as they come in multiple lengths. Zip them together into the width you need for the project.”

This timely article tackles sustainability, a growing area of interest by consumers and contractors alike. “Refinishing is heavy on single use items. I recognized this early on and wanted to reduce not only the environmental impact but also my supply costs,” says Heather McCroan of Heather’s Cabinet Refinishing. So over the last couple of years she has been working to find, test and invest in reusable items that will reduce the impact on the environment and her bottom line. Here are a few ideas from her research.