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    The Bosarge Family Education Center at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens aims for net-zero-energy status and LEED Platinum certification.

  • LTR Products Pinnacle Rubber Mulch

    Pinnacle Rubber Mulch from LTR Products is made from converted tires and is intended to serve as an alternative to grass, dirt, engineered wood fiber, mulch, and rubber tiles in landscaping and playground applications.

  • Second Public Comment Period Open for LEED 2012 Draft

    The comment period on the second draft of the proposed 2012 updates to the LEED green building rating system will close Sept. 14.

  • Study Names San Francisco Greenest Major City in the U.S.

    Out of 27 major U.S. and Canadian cities, San Francisco is named the leading metropolis in terms of environmental sustainability.

  • ShetkaStone

    ShetkaStone takes post-consumer and post-industrial paper such as newsprint, cardboard, and retired currency out of the waste stream and upcycles it into surfacing for tabletops, countertops, office furniture, moldings, tiles, and vanities.

  • Fireclay Tile Crush

    To make Crush, a 100-percent recycled glass tile, Fireclay collects raw waste glass from within 20 miles of the company’s San Jose, Calif., facility, and then crushes and processes that glass into new tile.

  • Allsteel Gather

    Focusing on collaborative spaces, Allsteel’s Gather is a collection of seating, storage options, accessories, and tables with multiple functions.

  • Pallas Textiles Science Matters

    Science Matters, designed by San Francisco-based designer Laura Guido Clark, draws inspiration from the juxtaposition between the geometry and linearity of biological structures in contrast to organic variations.

  • Shaw Contract Group The Music Project

    The Music Project from Shaw Contract Group interprets five genres of music into modular carpet tile.

  • Sustainability Education Clearinghouse Launched

    The Green Education Foundation and USGBC are now providing a free online tool.