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Green renovations: Five tips

By: Steve Pollak on June 3, 2010, 4:25 p.m.
Replacing your driveway? Consider using porous pavement.

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Use porous pavement

Replacing your driveway? Consider using porous pavement. According to the EPA, this will help address stormwater runoff problems on a larger scale. The porous pavement will have holes or some other type of opening to allow rain to sink into the ground rather than run off your property.