The Literacy for Environmental Justice's EcoCenter in San Francisco was built on a polluted landfill and took 10 years to finish. The 1,500-square-foot center is a training ground for troubled youth to learn about the environment, designed to be "100 percent off the grid" and boasts "high recycled-content cement flooring," structurally insulated panel walls, solar panels, and a rainwater harvester and filtration system, according to this article.

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