Thursday, March 26, 2009

Virtual Tour of Allied Waste's Construction and Demolition Recycling Facility in Chicago

This Chicago Reader blog post gives a good overview of how the C&D recycling process works with new mechanical separation technology, with an inside look at Allied Waste's facility on Cermak Road.  We always like to see things reused before recycled, of course, but this is a great resource for the city. I've toured the plant myself, and I can say its very impressive.

Friday, March 6, 2009

The ReBuilding Exchange needs tools!

If you have any extra tools laying around or want to donate something new, we can definitely use 'em!
We have a specific need for the following:

Nail pullers
Flat bars
Lg. Metal Industrial Dust Pan
Safety glasses
Dust masks
Ear plugs
Needle nose pliers
Flat head screwdrivers
Phillips head screwdrivers
Circular Saw
Chop Saw
Shop Vac
Tin Snips
Air Compressor
Nail / Staple Gun