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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Construction and Demolition Waste Reduction: Yannell Residence, Chicago IL

Title:
Construction and Demolition Waste Reduction: Yannell Residence, Chicago IL

Abstract:
This case study is one in a series developed by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center to highlight techniques for saving money and protecting the environment through reuse and recycling of construction and demolition debris. Goldberg General Contracting was the lead contractor for the two-story 2700SF LEED home. The home incorporates variety of site-related green products including 100% pervious paving, two green roofs, solar panels, and a zero-turf landscape design. Goldberg General Contracting recycled and reused 34.10 tons of material and disposed of 4.82 tons of mixed construction and demolition waste, for a total waste reduction rate of 87.64 percent.

URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/2142/9766

Source:
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
March 2009

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