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

| Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Apr 1, 2001 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

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 to form a deconstruction company. The manual takes the reader from setup and funding, to planning, deconstruction, and material resale.

by Dennis Livingston and Mark Jackson

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About Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman, Ph.D, directs the Waste to Wealth initiative. He specializes in helping cities and businesses recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy through new processing and manufacturing facilities. He is a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is a member of ILSR’s Board of Directors.

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