The 2022 REBUILD Act: Building Deconstruction and the Revitalization of Baltimore Communities

Date: 23 Jun 2022 | posted in: agriculture, waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Stephanie Compton and Dante Swinton, Energy Justice Network, a national organization based in Philadelphia with a long record of work in Baltimore, are working to extend the impact of deconstruction on Baltimore as an extension of EJN’s efforts to close the downtown garbage incinerator, increase recycling through block leader programs and coordinate community efforts toward Zero Waste.… Read More

Working Partner Update: The Reuse People

Date: 28 Aug 2017 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Our partners at The Reuse People have been busy with the growth of the reuse movement. Here’s a recent update from their president, Ted Rieff: The Repair Movement Boosts Reuse by Ted Rieff There’s a worldwide “repair movement” underway. That’s a fact I didn’t know until very recently, when a reader sent me several news articles … Read More

Waste to Wealth, 2016 in Review

Now that 2016 is firmly in the rearview mirror, we are looking back at some of the great work that we did in our Waste to Wealth initiative during the year. We’ve broken down some of our top content into the two active categories of our initiative: Composting Makes Sense & Recycling, Economic Development, and Zero Waste. … Read More

The Repurpose Project – Building Community Through Reuse

Old art supplies and materials from deconstructed buildings may be unwanted by traditional thrift stores, but the Repurpose Project of Gainesville, Florida, gladly accepts them. The decision to accept and sell such a wide range of items at this creative reuse center generates a lot of work for employees and volunteers, but benefits the surrounding community … Read More

Revolution Recovery – Dealing in All Things Deconstruction

Revolution Recovery of Philadelphia and Delaware deals in all things deconstruction, from dumpster rentals to waste management planning. Founded in 2005 with only two employees, the company is unique because of its hands-on recycling services. Company founder Avi Golen’s entrepreneurial insight was to work directly with companies that take down buildings to segregate different materials to … Read More

New England Reuse and The Reuse People of America Partner on Deconstruction

Date: 16 Mar 2016 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Reuse People of America (TRP), the national non-profit network of building deconstruction enterprises that operate as joint ventures with both for profit and nonprofit companies now serving 21 cities in 15 states, just got bigger. New England Reuse, CEO Chris King and Ted Reiff, president of TRP, worked together to initiate an environmentally responsible green … Read More

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