More stories about Landfills

  • How Landfills Can Keep the Lights On

    One man's trash is another man's energy.

  • Top 25 Eco-Friendly Football Schools

    Using pre-season results of AP's Top 25 NCAA Football poll as a base, compares five metrics to identify the top-ranking eco-friendly football colleges.

  • Yea or Nay on Bottle Bills?

    Only 10 U.S. states have bottle bills in place, with deposits ranging from 5 cents to 15 cents depending on the beverage. Do you think bottle bills promote civic responsibility by force of habit? Should more states should put bottle bills in place?

  • Product: Ceramica Panaria Aisthesis

    Aisthesis is the first collection of Cermica Panaria’s ZERO.3 laminated porcelain stoneware, and is an Ecolabel—certified collection that features eight neutral colors in 3mm-thick slabs of seven shapes.

  • Progress on Denver 2020 Goals and Beyond

    The city has reached a 10% per capita reduction in greenhouse gas emissions but continues to build partnerships and educate to achieve higher sustainability goals.

  • Food for Thought

    A 2011 LCA shows that food scraps processed through a disposer and sent to a wastewater treatment plant with anaerobic digestion and cogeneration can result in a reduction of global warming potential.

  • Mosaico+ Area25

    Area25 from Mosaico+ is a tile collection made by grinding and compressing waste glass and recycling glass-based products.

  • Part 12: Homeowners Go Green for the Long Haul

    KellyGreen homeowners are committed to building a sustainable home, but not chasing LEED points.

  • Product Review: Carpet

    Evaluating carpet for green-built homes requires looking beyond the surface--to the fibers, backings, treatments, adhesives, and padding.

  • Product Review: Gypsum

    With a focus on durability and growing attention toward recycled materials--plus a new industry certification program--wallboard offers a number of opportunities to make greener selections.