Taking the first step is hard, but it’s also exciting and can be very rewarding. Each year, SHA experts investigate new techniques and practices that may help us move towards a more sustainable, green highway system. When we identify a method for reducing our impact on the environment, SHA tries it out, as in the case of our wind turbine pilot program. Some technologies and practices just make good sense, such as our expanded recycling initiative. Here are some examples of SHA’s initiatives for a supporting a greener more sustainable environment: