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...
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...
Repairing Roads With Recycled Shingles
A small town in New Mexico is getting road repairs, thanks to a 60-ton gift from a...
Building Blocks Made from Waste Plastic
RePlast is a material comprising plastic sourced from the oceans and...
A Wooden Crown Pavilion Made From Construction Waste
A French architecture company experiments on reused building materials to build a...
Yea or Nay on Bottle Bills?
Only 10 U.S. states have bottle bills in place, with deposits ranging from 5 cents...
Nine Award-Winning Adaptive Reuse Projects
These stunning adaptive reuse projects received recognition in the Remodeling...
The Vision for Reuse
How we can elevate building materials reuse and recycling into standard practice.
Olde New England Granite
Reclaimed granite from Boston's defunct Scollay Square police station and park is...
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.