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  • Businesses Look to Recycle Hazardous Lamps

    Technologies to reclaim mercury from used lamps and bulbs and safely recycle them were first developed in the United States in 1989 to help minimize human exposure to the toxic material.

  • 2009 Events

    Browse upcoming events in the green-building industry.

  • Study Reveals New Cap & Trade Winners and Losers

    A report released today by Synapse Energy Economics, Inc. of Cambridge, MA, shows that the impact of new greenhouse gas cap-and-trade policies across the country will vary greatly depending upon how carbon allowances are allocated and the electricity market structure.

  • Newsletter Promotes Cypress Benefits

    The Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association, Pittsburgh, has introduced a new e-newsletter designed for architects, designers, builders and homeowners interested in learning more about cypress, a naturally sustainable, durable and versatile forest resource.

  • Lamp Indices Decline

    The Rosslyn, Va.-based National Electrical Manufacturers Association incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps indices for the first quarter 2009 declined 2.4 and 4.6 percent, respectively.

  • GREENGUARD Responds to Consumer Demands for Healthy and Green Products

    Rubbermaid products achieve GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification

  • Communities Chosen For Design Program

    The Washington, D.C.-based American Institute of Architects Center for Communities by Design has chosen 10.....

  • Sustainability Committee Formed

    West Conshohocken, Pa.-based ASTM International has formed ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability.

  • 10 G ST. N.E./Washington, D.C.

    Serving as a respite from the city and nearby Capitol Hill, the vegetated roof and labyrinth on the American Psychological Association’s building covers 3,600 square feet (334 m2) and cost $170,000.

  • Center for Urban Ecology/ Washington, D.C.

    About 52 percent of Washington is covered with impervious surfaces, such as streets, buildings and parking lots, which helped to inspire the Center for Urban Ecology to install a 7,000-square-foot (650-m2) extensive vegetated roof atop its headquarters.