The Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR or "see clear") is a nonprofit organization founded on the belief that intelligent, innovative land use is the key to ensuring a healthy future for both our communities and our environment. Our mission is to enable communities to develop sustainably and equitably through land recycling---restoring underutilized, blighted sites to productive use.

Land Recycling Resource Center

Land Recycling 101

Everything you should know about Land Recycling, Brownfields, and the real issues involved. What is land recycling? Why recycle land? How does redeveloping brownfields differ by state? Get these answers and more >

Design + Remediation

This online exhibit features international brownfield redevelopment projects selected for their creative, sustainable approach to site remediation. Let these projects inspire yours >

Latest News

CCLR Announcements

Groundbreaking 20 Years in the Making: 2013 CCLR Newsletter more >

EPA Announces $69.3 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities more >

Fillmore Park Grand Opening! 32 New Homes for First-time Owners more >

Western Brownfields Newsletter Spring Edition more >

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CCLR's educational trainings are specially designed to meet the needs of all stakeholders in the brownfield redevelopment arena more >

Great Nonprofits 2013

Case Studies

Union Point Park, Oakland, CA

Once a natural tidal wetland, this portion of the Oakland waterfront has since served as home to a number of industrial businesses that left petroleum, pesticides, and industrial solvents in their…more >

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