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Checklist for Assessing the Feasibility of Building Deconstruction for Tribes and Rural Communities

EPA’s Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization (OBLR) assists tribal and rural communities in determining which buildings are the best candidates for building deconstruction. This checklist provides a starting point in assessing the technical and economic feasibility of building deconstruction. The checklist was designed to be used by various tribes and rural communities regardless of size and geographic location. Used in conjunction with the Building Material Reuse and Recycling Estimating Tool(11 pp, 143 K) , this checklist will assist tribes and rural communities determine potential costs and benefits of reuse, recycling, and disposal options for various types of deconstruction materials

For more studies and resources, visit the Land Revitalization in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas web page.

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