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MillerKnoll makes 2030 sustainability plans

Company set's 2030 Sustainability Goals. The new goals leverage the progress and legacies of Herman Miller, Knoll, and their collective of global brands, and include reducing carbon footprint by 50%, eliminating the use of single-use plastics, and using 50% or more recycled content globally.

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Help us solve, 'The Mystery Tool'

Do you recognize this tool? This Japanese tool is part of the East Asian collection at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at the University of Illinois (www.spurlock.illinois.edu).   The 30.7 cm long (height) tool weighs 216 g, was used by east Asian laborers. and dates from 1900 to 1959. The tool can be seen from several angles by clicking here. 

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Multifamily production at two-year high

Despite production bottlenecks and rising construction costs, total housing starts led by strong multifamily numbers posted a solid gain in February. Demand stayed strong and existing inventory remained at low levels, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

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Six vets, some physically wounded, others with PTSD, learn woodturning

Six U.S. military veterans, all of served in active duty roles in Iraq and/or Afghanistan, were selected to join a free woodturning program that provides them with a slew of woodworking equipment, tools and materials, as well as training in the art of woodturning. The vets, five of whom served in the U.S. Army and one in the U.S. Marines, were part of flood of applicants in this year's program, said Paul Mayer, owner of the ToolMetrix Youtube channel and founder of the VetsTurn program. Several were wounded in combat or suffer from PTSD as a result of the experience.