Eco ‘unbuilding’ ensures material from demolished homes is re-used

The City of Vancouver is using financial incentives to make demolition less wasteful. Their ‘Green Demolition Bylaw’ requires "Heritage homes built before 1950 and all homes built before 1910 (…) be deconstructed with a minimum of three tonnes of wood salvaged.”

This sensible and environmentally responsible regulation is something that we would urge our three North Shore municipalities to consider adopting.  

Read the full story in The Tyee.