Chris Bedeau

Pilot Project Compares Home Deconstruction Vs. Demolition

What's saved from the deconstruction will be sold to the public this week.

DULUTH, Minn.- Houses that are no longer suitable to live in are typically demolished and taken to a landfill but one Minnesota project potentially has a more environmental solution. Multiple sites are now being deconstructed rather than knocked down. The deconstruction of the tax-forfeited property at538 Rose Street is helping 85% of the materials stay out of a landfill. The…