Economic Benefits

Date: 1 Dec 2008 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The economic benefits of deconstruction are substantial. One of the biggest challenges to “greening” businesses is overcoming the false perception that environmentally-sound business practices necessarily will increase costs and decrease profits. Deconstruction is helping break that myth. Companies that have … Read More

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

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