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

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

Date: 19 Dec 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, and for-profit practitioners. A collaborative project of the Materials for the Future Foundation (San Francisco) and ILSR.

View Executive Summary – Download PDF file. (2.5 MB)

 

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