Sustainability

  • Congressional transportation bill passes without coal ash provision

    The long-disputed federal transportation bill has finally been passed by both houses of Congress and signed by the President, after compromise from both sides of the aisle.

     
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    The Evolving World of Green Concrete

    Green products and technologies create a buzz at concrete's big event.

     
  • The DotGreen Community Announces .green Domain Extension

    The DotGreen Community, Inc. announced a major event for the Internet, and for the green movement online!

     
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    Game Changer

    New York block producer turns to recycled glass as cement replacement. Check out the web exclusive slideshow featuring more photos from the plant and of the Via Verde construction project in New York.

     
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    Growing a Green Community

    The concrete industry's online sustainability network takes root.

     
  • Sustainable Conversations

    Producers can raise concrete's green status with a few simple steps.

     
  • Deciphering the Code

    A new building code seeks to standardize green construction practices.

     
  • Fly Ash Update

    A key vote on the fly ash containment issue will take place in the U.S. House of Representatives in late October or early November, according to Kerri Leininger, senior vice president of government and political affairs for NRMCA.

     
  • Taltree Railway Garden

    Landscape | Valparaiso, Ind.

     
  • TreePeople Center

    Industrial | Beverly Hills, Calif.

     
  • Ohio Street Abatement Project

    Transportation | Indianapolis

     
  • Montage Deer Valley

    Commercial | Park City, Utah

     
  • Toho Water Authority Headquarters

    Municipal | Kissimmee, Fla.

     
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law

    Institutional | San Diego

     
  • Rosa Parks Apartments

    Multifamily | Chicago

     
  • Flamm Home

    Residential | Cambria, Calif.

     
  • TCP's 2011 Greensite Awards

    The winners of this year's GreenSite awards include a home with an innovative concrete tower that heats and cools the interior, tilt-up wall panels in a water authority's headquarters building, and a pervious concrete pilot street project. Check out these projects and all of the other winners...

     
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    Tread Lightly When Going Green

    Q: We operate in an area that does not have many LEED projects. However, we are now seeing more such projects under development, and specifications requiring LEED submittals are becoming more frequent. How can we manufacture concrete to meet these requirements, and how can we make our concrete more...

     
  • Losing Momentum or Steamrolling?

    I was touring a new commercial building a few months ago and was listening to the guide talk about the new features. She then described—or tried to describe—how the concrete contributed to the building's sustainability. The tour guide talked about how the concrete had a certain industrial waste...

     
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    Certifiably Sustainable

    A new program rewards environmentally responsible plants.

     
 
 
 

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