Indiana Prison Honored for Recycling


(12/15/2010)
The Putnamville Correctional Facility near Greencastle has been honored as “Organization of the year” by an environmental organization for recycling 10 tons a month of cans, bottles, paper, plastic wrappers and other material.

A LEED Lockup

By Lisa Kopochinski
(11/08/2010)
The new $92.5 million military prison at Fort Levenworth, Kan., pushes the envelope for sustainable design in correctional facilities.

N.C. Jail Earns LEED Silver


(08/30/2010)
The U.S. Green Building Council recently awarded Transylvania County's new public safety facility LEED Silver certification to mark a significant green building milestone for the county and the state.

Alcatraz Goes Solar With 1,360 Panels


(04/12/2010)
The former federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island will once again play a role in removing harmful elements from the community after plans emerged for a solar energy system that will reduce carbon emissions from “the Rock.”

FBOP Goes Solar


(02/26/2010)
A minimum-security federal prison outside Denver will soon house a 23,000-square-foot solar field.

Pipe Down

By Shawn Bush
(12/09/2009)
Correctional facilities look for ways to reduce water usage.