Built Green is an environmentally-friendly, non-profit, residential building program of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, developed in partnership with King County, Snohomish County, and other agencies in Washington State.
Master Builders Associationhttp://www.mba-ks.com
Master Builders Association is the nation's largest local homebuilders association, serving the Greater Seattle area and all of King and Snohomish counties. If you're looking to buy, build, remodel or maintain your home, we're the trusted source for industry professional referrals and practical information on getting the job done right.
Washington State Recycling Associationhttp://www.wsra.net
The WSRA provides leadership and education that fosters the expansion, diversity and economic vitality of recycling as part of sustainable resource management.
Modern Machinery is in business to sell and rent high quality heavy equipment and provide exceptional product support to the construction, mining, and forestry industries.
Construction Materials Recycling Associationhttp://www.cdrecycling.org
CMRA promotes the safe and economically feasible recycling of the more than 325 million tons of recoverable construction and demolition (C&D) materials that are generated in the Untied States annually.
Consumers might not generate a lot of construction waste, but certain types of wood, brick and carpet that homeowners use fall under this category. Construction waste generally requires a truck to move it, so often collection programs arenít available in cities.
Construction Site Recycling Quizhttp://www.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/construction/green/construction-site-recycle-quiz.htm
Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer or a professional building contractor, recycling your construction debris can save you money and help the environment. Take the quiz to see how smart you really are when it comes to recycling demolition waste.
Is construction site recycling worth the effort?http://www.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/construction/green/construction-site-recycling.htm
Whether builders are renovating new buildings or demolishing old ones, recycling construction debris pays off big-time, while simultaneously helping the environment. If done correctly, developers can recycle up to 95 percent of all waste materials and save tens of thousands of dollars
Top 10 Things to Recycle at Your Construction Sitehttp://www.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/construction/green/10-things-to-recycle-at-construction-site.htm
In the past, all that metal, concrete, wood, block and asphalt would have ended up in a landfill. The key to a successful deconstruction project is to reuse what you can, and recycle the rest.
Concrete Recycling Wikihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concrete_recycling
When structures made of concrete are demolished or renovated, concrete recycling is an increasingly common method of utilizing the rubble. Concrete was once routinely trucked to landfills for disposal, but recycling has a number of benefits that have made it a more attractive option in this age of greater environmental awareness, more environmental laws, and the desire to keep construction costs down