Regulatory and Policy Issues for Reuse and Remanufacture of Wood Materials Coated With Lead-Based Paint

Date: 1 Dec 2005 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This paper describes the current regulations and standards relative to lead-based paint (LBP) in buildings (in particular LBP on lumber and timber products), LBP mitigation, and disposal of LBP-containing waste, and the applicability of these regulations and standards to recovering and reusing building materials.… Read More

Washington, DC

Date: 19 Dec 2003 | posted in: waste - deconstruction | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

2002-2003 In 2002, ILSR inaugurated its Washington, DC deconstruction training program at the Stanton Dwellings public housing complex, working closely with the DC Housing Authority and Just U Wait’N See CDC (JUWNS), a community development corporation serving the residents of … Read More

Roseburg, Oregon

Date: 1 Dec 2002 | posted in: waste - deconstruction | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

2002 ILSR helped the Umpqua County Community Development Corporation (UCCDC) prepare a successful application to HHS, providing funds to create 13 new jobs in deconstruction over three years. (Six low-income workers already have been trained and employed at this writing.) … Read More

OnEarth

Date: 1 Oct 2002 | posted in: waste - deconstruction | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Sept/Oct, 2002 Waste Stream: The Deconstructionists In a Portland, Oregon, suburb, the six-man crew of DeConstruction, Inc., enters a three-bedroom house and, with hammers and crowbars, starts tearing the place apart. The cabinets and carpet are first to go. Then … Read More

Alameda County Waste Management Authority Heralded as One of the Nation’s Best

Date: 1 Oct 2002 | posted in: waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s 20-page booklet, Innovation, Leadership, Stewardship, features Alameda County’s (California) record-setting recycling programs. The county diverts almost 60% of its municipal solid waste. The Alameda County Waste Management Authority and the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board deserve much credit. … Read More

Dwell Magazine

Date: 1 Aug 2002 | posted in: waste - deconstruction | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

August 2002 Hello Dwell, I enjoyed the renovations I have read about in your magazine. I wonder, though, if I want to renovate, say, my kitchen, what can I do with the cabinets and other furnishings so they don’t just … Read More

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