Archive for August, 2012

Renovate to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

A home improvement project may improve your home, but the deconstruction process does nothing to improve the environment. Even if you’re not remodeling to “go green,” you can manage your renovation project to keep debris and waste to a minimum. Just a kitchen makeover can easily result in five tons of debris. A whole house remodel can add thirteen tons of waste to a landfill. To keep your environmental impact minimal during your home improvement project, manage the three “R’s” of the pollution solution – reduce, reuse and recycle.