Demolition waste / Guides

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...demolition waste, or enough to fill 639,642 garbage trucks. Installing 100,239 sq metres of green roofs, or an area the size of 66 NHL hockey rinks. Green roo...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...Demolition waste management: Prior to demolition of the old home, the following items were salvaged: windows and doors, hardwood floor, trim, kitchen cabinets, ...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...demolition and construction. Over 80% of demolition building waste, such as masonry, lumber, metalwork, and gypsum plaster, was recycled. The site also needed...

Renovate, Remodel or Rebuild? How to choose which is Best for Homes
Wall assemblies - renovation

Should I be renovating my home or tearing it down & rebuilding?

...waste that will be sent to a landfill. From a material conservation and sustainability point of view, that would always be our recommended course of action if t...

Recycled building materials
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Where to buy and sell used building materials

...waste. Much of the materials available online come from decommissioned commercial buildings rather than houses, as the quantities available are worth the effo...