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Deconstructionism: To reduce landfill waste, crew ‘deconstructs’ older homes

Tearing down a house? Don’t demolish, deconstruct – The Globe and Mail

Did you know a third of all landfill waste comes from demolished houses? The new trend in house removal is away from demolition and toward eco-friendly deconstruction.

Everything that can be saved -doors, windows, the fireplace mantel, oak flooring, tiles, beams, two-by-fours -is being removed.

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