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More stories about Recycling

  • 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

  • Organizing the Small Construction Office

    Does your office look like a tornado just blew through it? This simple method improves efficiency by putting everything where it belongs.

  • Rot-Resistant Decking Options

    A few years ago, the main choices for rot-proof decking were redwood and pressure-treated lumber. Environmental concerns and the search for low-maintenance materials have spawned a host of new products, including new hardwoods, wood-plastic composites, and synthetic materials.