water usage

Americans Using Less Water than 35 Years Ago

Article: Americans Using Less Water than 35 Years Ago

The United States is using less water than during the peak years of 1975 and 1980, according to water use estimates for 2005. Despite a 30 percent population increase during the past 25 years, overall water use has remained fairly stable, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report.

Tallahassee Solid Waste Services Earns Green Building Label

Article: Tallahassee Solid Waste Services Earns Green Building Label

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, January 28, 2008 (ENS) – The City of Tallahassee’s Solid Waste Services Administration building has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, LEED, Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council. It is the second municipal building in Florida and the first in North Florida to earn the distinction. LEED certification…