Hartford, CT

Date: 1 Dec 2001 | posted in: waste - deconstruction | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

2000-2001 In 1998, ILSR met with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to explain how programs like HUD’s Hope VI (which provides hundreds of millions of dollars annually to demolish buildings) could use deconstruction to renovate public housing … Read More

Deconstruction Shifts From Philosophy to Business

Date: 1 Jul 2000 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Deconstruction is the careful disassembly of buildings to recover valuable materials – is at the “take-off” stage of development. For our staff at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and many others, the definition of deconstruction also includes job creation in low income neighborhoods. Start-up companies and demonstration projects that involve traditional demolition companies in joint venture contracts are proving the viability of deconstruction.… Read More

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, … Read More

Deconstruction At Work

Date: 1 Jan 1998 | posted in: waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s (ILSR’s) 1998 pilot project in Hartford, Connecticut -conducted in conjunction with the Hartford Housing Authority, Manafort Brothers Construction Company, and the Laborers International Union, proved that deconstruction Is a low-cost alternative or complement to demolition. According to … Read More

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