Did you know?
Vehicles are responsible for approximately 20% of U.S. green house gas emissions annually (nrdc.org).
In some parts of the United States, the aquifer levels are more than 100 feet lower than they were in the 1940s.
Construction and demolition waste constitutes up to 40% of the total solid waste stream in the United States.
On a per person basis, the United States generates about 2.8 pounds of
construction and demolition solid waste per person, per day. Every day
of the year. (see http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/facilities/greenbldg/gbhqwaste.html )
On average, Americans spend 90% of their time indoors. According to the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the levels of pollutants indoors
can run two to five times - in some cases over 100 times - higher than
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