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The Growing Efforts on Implementing LID and GI

By |2019-05-21T14:03:02+00:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

It is truly encouraging to see how the movement towards including sustainable, eco-friendly and LID surfacing alternatives is exponentially growing. Recently, we had the opportunity to present the benefits and applications of products offered by LID Paving to a national engineering and construction firm. We were invited by one of their newest employees, who had recently [...]

We Are the Climate Generation | Let’s Talk Sustainability

By |2019-05-10T15:06:19+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

We Are the Climate Generation | Let’s Talk Sustainability Have you ever felt powerless? Absolutely and totally powerless? We are living in a very precarious time. Technologically speaking, we are making advancements that are beyond what most of us could ever have dreamed but all is not smooth and easy. The world population has exploded and [...]

The New Definition of Green Infrastructure

By |2019-05-10T14:59:39+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

The New Definition of Green Infrastructure Why is there so much hesitation towards going “green” and incorporating GI (Green Infrastructure) and LID (Low Impact Development) alternatives into projects; residential, commercial and industrial. Including green paving alternatives in lieu of traditional solid surfaces such as asphalt and concrete as well as enhancing predominantly “grey” solid surfaced/sealed areas [...]

Fake News, Green Infrastructure & You

By |2019-04-15T20:34:39+00:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

Fake News, Green Infrastructure & You Why is there so much hesitation towards going “green” and incorporating GI(Green Infrastructure) and LID (Low Impact Development) alternatives into projects; residential, commercial and industrial? Including green paving alternatives in lieu of traditional solid surfaces such as asphalt and concrete as well as enhancing predominantly “grey” solid surfaced/sealed areas with [...]

Why Permeable Paving Will Become the Norm within the Building Industry

By |2019-04-08T20:03:38+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

Why Permeable Paving Will Become the Norm within the Building Industry Permeable paving alternatives are not just a passing fad but rather a trend which will become the norm within the building industry. Times, they are a changing. Weather patterns are changing and can not be ignored for any longer. Extreme rain/precipitation events are becoming stronger [...]

Changes in Building Design

By |2019-03-27T17:57:40+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

Changes in Building Design The way we build is changing quickly and dramatically. Yes, there is still conventional building; single family, low rise and high rise, but even within “conventional” building, materials, design and best practice is changing to focus on sustainability, eco-friendly alternatives, and reducing energy, waste and water. We are moving towards using different [...]

Adding Green to the City Landscape

By |2019-03-13T15:59:28+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Adding Green to the City Landscape I have recently had the opportunity to travel more than usual and I am acutely aware of differences amongst major cities especially in regard to sustainability and green space. It is obvious that growth within large cities is challenging when physical space is limited and at a premium. Buildings are [...]

Ecoraster for Equine Applications

By |2019-03-08T16:15:31+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

Ecoraster for Equine Applications Do you have puddles in your paddocks? Are you scared of “boot sucking” mud? Are your horses losing their shoes? Mud is an ongoing problem especially in the Spring. The harsh, snowy winter that is soon ending, one can only hope, has brought with it the strong possibility for a very muddy [...]

One of the Hottest Topics Trending in 2019 | Stormwater Management

By |2019-02-06T18:55:01+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

One of the Hottest Topics Trending in 2019 | Stormwater Management January passed like a flash. Although February is historically the harshest month in regards to weather, it is also the shortest and the promise of Spring is really just around the corner. This Spring there will be two noticeably “hot” topics; plastic recycling and stormwater [...]

Stormwater Management Approaches are Evolving Dramatically in the U.S. & Canada

By |2019-01-23T21:48:39+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

Stormwater Management Approaches are Evolving Dramatically in the U.S. & Canada As this insightful article from January 8th, 2019 states, stormwater management approaches in the US (and Canada as well) are “evolving dramatically”. Let’s take a moment to explore the use of the word “evolving”. Evolving carries with it the connotation of growth from one point [...]