Landfills

These Maps Show How Much Of The U.S. Is Covered In Landfills
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These Maps Show How Much Of The U.S. Is Covered In Landfills

The average American throws out 4.4 pounds of trash a day. And then we put it in a... More

Builders Turn to Former Landfills to Help Alleviate Land Shortage
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Builders Turn to Former Landfills to Help Alleviate Land Shortage

Landfills present challenges but offer new acreage in areas where open space is in... More

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Yea or Nay on Bottle Bills?

Only 10 U.S. states have container deposit laws in place. Do you think bottle bills promote civic responsibility by force of habit? Should more states should put bottle bills in place? More

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Cutting Back on Jobsite Debris Cutting Back on Jobsite Debris

Modular building company offers energy-efficient, high-quality homes with very little waste. More

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EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup

Revolving loan funds will help the 31 grantees carry out redevelopment projects, including residential developments. More

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Sustainable Deconstruction Makes Room for The New American Home 2011 Sustainable Deconstruction Makes Room for The New American Home 2011

The process to clear an urban infill lot for this show home exemplifies the myriad benefits of sustainable deconstruction. More

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Omaha Wants to Become Denser and Greener Omaha Wants to Become Denser and Greener

A new environmental action plan encourages more mixed-use development. More

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Fireclay Debris Series of Tiles Fireclay Debris Series of Tiles

Tiles are made from 62 percent locally sourced recycled materials. More

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10 Products, Technology, and Systems for the Future 10 Products, Technology, and Systems for the Future

In home building's future, new products and technologies will focus on water, energy, and sustainability. More

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Flooring Industry Puts Recycled Materials to Work Flooring Industry Puts Recycled Materials to Work

A new generation of products are featured at Surfaces 2010. More

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