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The Deconstruction Craft Manual

| Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Nov 1, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

This manual, funded by a grant to ECSM from the United States Department of Labor ETA, was a collaboration with Baltimore’s Safe and Sound Campaign and based on a previous publication from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. It is a training manual intended for deconstruction crews. Dennis Livingston, Community Resources; and Lowell Larseon, Greater Greenmount Community Association; worked with local contributors to research, update, and write this adaptation. This document is free for download and use. This manual is Copyright 2011, Episcopal Community Services of Maryland (ECSM), and cannot be changed or modified without express permission of ECSM.

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About Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman, Ph.D, directs the Waste to Wealth initiative. He specializes in helping cities and businesses recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy through new processing and manufacturing facilities. He is a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is a member of ILSR’s Board of Directors.

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