A new method to extract iron from virgin resources might give the world's most widely recycled material an environmental edge after all, despite its high embodied energy.
El Cerrito's new Recycling and Environmental Resource Center lets residents easily recycle unwanted items, and find new treasures.
What drives product manufacturer who are invested in green building? We set about asking the Vision 2020 underwriters. In the first part of this new series, we chat with Martin Grohman, director of sustainability for GAF, about the roofing company's approach to sustainability.
Insulation is a must of energy-efficient homes. New options offering recycled and renewable materials make the selection and installation processes easier.
Innovations in eco-friendly carpet tiles expand to the recycling of individual components.
Scrap tires are gold mines for Ecore, which repurposes reclaimed rubber into building and flooring products in four steps.
The 10 finalists in this year’s Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge employ bio-based and recycled materials in sustainable building materials.
Crossville has developed a system of processing ceramic and porcelain tile back into powder used in manufacturing new tile.
New litter and recycling bins from Forms+Surfaces feature aluminum and Jatoba hardwood.
To address water needs by 2020, we must rethinking our supplies and reconsider reuse.
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