Why Trucking Is a Bellwether of the Future of Sustainability

We stand at an important threshold for businesses wanting to change the world. For the very first time, the economic and environmental benefits of green energy are aligned. As the cost of renewable energy continues to plunge, it has drawn ever closer to the lower costs of coal- and gas-fueled electricity. This year, European carbon cost rose […]

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Inspiring Driveway for New Home

These eco-minded homeowners wanted a beautiful, natural aesthetic  for their driveway to complement their amazing new home in scenic Pennsylvania. They chose TRUEGRID ECO.   Cobblestone pavers briefly transition the driveway from the street for a warm, welcoming touch. Matching cobblestone borders line the gravel filled TRUEGRID driveway as it slopes uphill towards the house.   […]

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How to Update Your Stormwater Management Tactics

How to Update Your Stormwater Management Tactics The biggest problem posed by new construction is a little ironic. New developments and urban sprawl continue at a record pace, but the problem isn’t that cities are changing — it’s that they are changing in the same old ways. No matter how innovative our new buildings are, […]

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A SMALL ACTION for BIG CHANGE   Every little bit helps.  And you are in control. When you put that plastic jug or shampoo bottle into your green recycling container, that’s the first step to reducing plastic waste in the oceans and landfills.  But your impact doesn’t have to end there. The world needs products […]

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The Complete Guide to Permeable Paving Systems

The Complete Guide to Permeable Paving Systems Permeable paving systems are porous, so they allow water to infiltrate the pavement and drain into the ground or sub-base rock underneath. These paving systems are just as strong and durable as traditional paving materials such as concrete, asphalt, or compacted gravel. Several types of porous paving grids […]

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Solving Each of the Problems With Traditional Paving Methods

Solving Each of the Problems With Traditional Paving Methods Concrete, asphalt, and gravel are the most common paving materials today. However, their popularity doesn’t negate their shortcomings, and those shortcomings can have a much greater impact than many people might realize. In addition to the excessive costs of building concrete, maintaining asphalt, or dealing with […]

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How to Rethink Our Outdated Stormwater Management Solutions

The flooding that hit Houston in August 2017 is a prime example of what used to be a once-in-a-lifetime weather event, causing catastrophic devastation to communities. Yet it had been only two years since Houston’s last major flood.

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Harvey and a year of action.

A year ago, on August 25, 2017 Hurricane Harvey hit.  Over a 50,000 square mile area, Harvey dropped upwards of 16.6 trillion gallons of water which could supply the entire US water needs for 280 days and fill Lake Conroe 116 times, according to HCFCD reports. One day rainfall amounts up to 25 inches and […]

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St. Arnoldville Beer Garden & Restaurant is now open!

St. Arnoldville Beer Garden & Restaurant is now open! Five years ago, the first TRUEGRID permeable paver lot was installed at the St. Arnold Brewery in Houston. Six months later a second lot was added. And last month, a new 40,000 TRUEGRID lot opened with the new internationally celebrated beer garden and restaurant. St. Arnold chose […]

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Permeable Pavers made in the USA

TRUEGRID products are manufactured right here in the great ol’ USA.  Our factories run 24 hours a day with American workers. Product is fulfilled from our warehouse with American labor. Our customer service people and tech support pick up the phone and you may detect a slight Texas drawl and polite southern hospitality. Our people […]

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