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Building Savings: Strategies for Waste Reduction of Debris from Buildings

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Dec 9, 2000 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

This fact sheet packet profiles seven building projects—from new construction to renovation and deconstruction—that are recovering 42 to 82% of materials otherwise destined for disposal. Policymakers wanting to encourage building material recovery, building owners and developers interested in green building design, and contractors seeking a competitive edge will find this document useful.

by Kelly Lease, Mark Jackson, and Brenda Platt


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