Construction Waste Recycling

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

Lego Houses Made from Waste Plastic House The Homeless
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Lego Houses Made from Waste Plastic House The Homeless

This house might look like it’s made from bricks and mortar, but it’s actually... More

Repairing Roads With Recycled Shingles
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Repairing Roads With Recycled Shingles

A small town in New Mexico is getting road repairs, thanks to a 60-ton gift from a... More

Building Blocks Made from Waste Plastic
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Building Blocks Made from Waste Plastic

RePlast is a material comprising plastic sourced from the oceans and... More

A Wooden Crown Pavilion Made From Construction Waste
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A Wooden Crown Pavilion Made From Construction Waste

A French architecture company experiments on reused building materials to build a... More

Yea or Nay on Bottle Bills?
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Yea or Nay on Bottle Bills?

Only 10 U.S. states have bottle bills in place, with deposits ranging from 5 cents... More

Nine Award-Winning Adaptive Reuse Projects
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Nine Award-Winning Adaptive Reuse Projects

These stunning adaptive reuse projects received recognition in the Remodeling... More

The Vision for Reuse
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The Vision for Reuse

How we can elevate building materials reuse and recycling into standard practice. More

Olde New England Granite
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Olde New England Granite

Reclaimed granite from Boston's defunct Scollay Square police station and park is... More

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Report Shows Environmental Benefits of Retrofits

A recent study by the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Preservation Green Lab shows that retrofits of existing projects are nearly always greener than new construction projects. More

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