Green Stats: 112,000
112,000 -- the amount, in tons, of construction waste
burned buried in US landfills every year.
50 -- the percent of construction waste that is salvageable and reusable.
45 -- the percent of construction waste that is recyclable.
33 -- the number of mature trees used to construct a new 2,000 square foot house. Sort of gives new meaning to "green building," eh?