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  • CFL Recycling Solution

    Osram Sylvania is now offering two compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) recycling options to individual consumers and small communities to make proper disposal and recycling of spent mercury-containing CFLs more convenient. The MiniPak CFL mail-back recycling kit is a 6-inch cube that holds up to 15...

  • Recycling Mercury

    An educational CD promoting the recycling of mercury-containing lamps is now available through the Association of Lighting and Mercury Recyclers (ALMR), the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). The CD is a result of the Lamp...

  • In the News

    Flooring guidelines under attack; recycling ordinances; Spanish-language safety video; more

  • Q&A: A Use for Recycled Concrete

    Q. One of the contractors I'm interviewing to install a driveway surfaced with interlocking concrete pavers has suggested using recycled concrete rather than processed stone as a base material. He claims he's used it already on several driveways and that

  • Kitchen & Bath

    Tile; water filters; recycling centers

  • Notebook

    Job-site waste, training older workers, results of JLC Internet use survey, more

  • Notebook

    Profit with deconstruction; lumber prices; cold-weather concrete pours without cracking; straw-bale research results; no more USG EIFS; warm yourself with microwaves; more

  • Notebook

    Street-side garages banned in Portland, beware the Formosan termite, drywall dust hazard, patenting architectural ideas, new masonry code, recycling old shingles

  • Letters

    Asphalt shingle recycling, crown molding tip, on the durability of vinyl siding, how to enter the building trades

  • Resources

    Graphic guides for frame construction & interior details, mobile home repair guide, state-by-state licensing regs, updated Victorian-period details, pictorial guide to plumbing