The Repurpose Project: Buy USED! It’s good for the planet

The Repurpose Center and ILSR have been working partners since its start up three years ago in Gainesville, FL. We have seen it expand its unique model and impact on the city each year. Reuse is a critical part of Alachua County’s effort to reach the state goal of 75% diversion from landfill without garbage incineration.… Read More

Free 3-Part Deconstruction Webinar Series

Date: 29 Jan 2014 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This three part webinar series is brought to you by WasteCap Resource Solutions and is sponsored as well as presented by Ted Reiff, President of The ReUse People of America (TRP). Check out TRP’s website,, for more information. Ted has been in the deconstruction industry for many years. He will be sharing his vast knowledge … Read More

Working Partner Update: BMRA Decon’13 Call for Presentations

Date: 31 Oct 2012 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Building Materials Reuse Association (BMRA), a longtime Waste to Wealth partner, will hold it’s annual deconstruction conference from April 29 – May 1, 2013, at the Seattle Center in Washington.  The 2013 DECON conference is accepting presentation and session proposals through December 15, 2012. For its upcoming conference, BMRA is “looking for state-of-the-art and innovative … Read More

Deconstruction: Career Ladder, Curriculum and Job Descriptions

Date: 16 Dec 2011 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 1 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Deconstruction is an environmentally-friendly method of demolition, focusing on the disassembly of buildings in order to recover and re-use construction materials. Deconstruction work provides job opportunities to relatively low-skilled participants, helping them build a work history and work habits while learning basic construction-site skills. The information in this packet from the Employment and Training Administration, is … Read More

Deconstruction Job Training and Certification – March 22, 2011

Date: 22 Mar 2011 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Reuse People (TRP), a private enterprise headquartered in Oakland, CA, launching an expansion of its building deconstruction training program. TRP’s deconstruction training program provides students with a market advantage. Graduates of the program leave with a comprehensive understanding of deconstruction, including how to use hand and power tools, disassemble buildings, work in a team, and … Read More

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