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The Best Eco-Friendly Paving for Universities

Universities tend to be some of the most forward-thinking places on Earth. Especially when it comes to environmental awareness, they’re always looking for the latest and greatest technology to help reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainability. Impermeable pavement like concrete and asphalt is one of the largest producers of carbon emissions that we have, which […]

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3 Alternative Materials that Help Shrink Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

Concrete is one of the most harmful construction materials on the planet when it comes to measuring its environmental impact. The process by which concrete is made releases tons of CO2 into the atmosphere and accounts for about 8% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions while consuming nearly 3% of its energy supply. However, since concrete […]

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An Alternative to Traditional Gravel Parking Pads

If you’re a homeowner or business owner in need of a parking solution, there are more than a few directions you could go. Most tend to opt for asphalt or concrete parking. These materials are very durable and stylistically pleasing at first, however they come with a litany of potential issues that can — and […]

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How to Stabilize a Muddy Road

  There are many dangers and risks associated with driving on a muddy road. Whether it be a public road, your driveway, or some type of service road, muddy roads are a nuisance to everyone. Your vehicle can end up covered with mud that dries out and cakes on your paint, they can rut, washout, […]

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How to Extend a Driveway Without Breaking the Bank

If you’re like many homeowners, you live in a home with a premade driveway, probably built without any input from you, so it might not fit your needs exactly. Maybe you’ve purchased another vehicle; you have someone new living with you, or you have some extra toys that need a place to sit.  For whatever […]

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The Complete Guide to Plastic Pavers

Creating an area in your business that can handle everything from a toddler’s walk to a large commercial vehicle is a daunting task. Most engineers and architects immediately turn to traditional materials, such as concrete and asphalt. But the same old paving methods are many. These materials may require regular maintenance, cause flooding, pollutant runoff, […]

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Permeable Grid Pavers vs. Pervious Concrete

Which is the Best Choice for Your Paving Project Developers, architects and civil engineers face a critical task. They need to provide enough parking and surface storage for their projects, but in an environmentally conscious way. This requires… Using paving surfaces that rainwater can infiltrate instead of running off Using environmentally friendly materials Traditional paving […]

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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 Pavers and 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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