Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage

The future of garbage is not what it used to be! The era of cheap energy and disposal is over. Garbage generation and management are both changing rapidly in an economy with too little oil and environment with too much carbon dioxide. Heather Rogers describes thoroughly the new circumstances as they are reflected in the waste stream. Using her engaging, skillful prose, suitable for the professional and the novice alike, she makes garbage her context for examining our lives.… Read More

Building a Deconstruction Company: A Training Manual for Facilitators and Entrepreneurs

Date: 1 Apr 2001 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s manual provides an excellent resource for anyone interested in starting a deconstruction company. No matter whether you are an entrepreneur, community-based organization, construction-related company, or governmental organization, this manual will introduce to you to many of the steps needed … Read More

Deconstruction: Salvaging Yesterday’s Buildings for Tomorrow’s Sustainable Communities

Date: 1 Jan 1999 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Deconstruction is the process of carefully dismantling a building in order to salvage components for reuse and recycling. This report provides information to understand and advocate for deconstruction locally, regionally, and nationally, emphasizing partnerships with local nonprofit organizations, government agencies, … Read More

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