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Builders’ Guide to Reuse & Recycling: A Directory for Construction & Demolition Materials in the Metropolitan Washington Region

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Jun 1, 2006 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

This 44-page pocket-sized directory — produced by ILSR for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments — lists 110 businesses reusing or recycling building materials in the Washington, DC region. It also includes Tips for Recycling Success at the Job Site and Frequently Asked Questions on how to recycle construction and demolition materials.

The companion Web site,, includes a searchable database of the businesses.