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6 Tips For Green Renovation

The following is an op-ed piece by Jim Halter, vice president of construction solutions for Waste Management. It does not describe the views or opinions of Earth911. For architects, builders and suppliers, Greenbuild is like Thanksgiving, Earth Day…

Want a Green Roof? Here’s How to Get One

Home repairs can be a costly (and wasteful!) endeavor. Especially if you need a new roof, the upcoming winter may feel like more of a gamble than it should. Earth911 and Owens Corning are teaming up to make sure you have a better winter. All you…

Can You Build a House Out of Dirty Diapers?

Even the most dedicated reuse enthusiast would have trouble repurposing dirty diapers. But thanks to an innovative recycler, they may soon be used for green building. A recycling company plans to open five facilities in the U.K. that will recycle…

Illinois Reusing Shingles to Repair Broken Roads

It is often said that cold-weather states have two seasons: winter and road construction. Salting and other snow-removal tactics take a heavy toll on roadways in cold-weather climates, and states that receive heavy snowfall often spend millions…

Shingle Mountain is Denver’s Worst Enemy

About seven miles north of downtown Denver, a menacing field of broken asphalt shards towers 30 feet over the street, marginally contained by a dilapidated fence less than a third of its height. Welcome to shingle mountain. That’s what area…