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Choosing Deconstruction Services: A Step Towards a Sustainable Future

When it comes to renovating or dismantling a structure, the traditional method is demolition. However, there's a more sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative called deconstruction. At Better Futures Minnesota, we advocate for deconstruction over demolition for several compelling reasons, with the first being its positive impact on the environment and our community.

The Environmental Perspective

Demolition has long been the go-to method for clearing out old buildings, but it comes with a significant environmental cost. The process often results in a large amount of waste, with more than 90% ending up in our landfills. Furthermore, demolition can have adverse effects on groundwater, contaminating it with hazardous materials.

Deconstruction, on the other hand, is a more environmentally friendly approach. By carefully dismantling a structure, we ensure that materials are salvaged, reused, and resold at our ReUse Warehouse Store. This not only reduces the amount of waste heading to landfills but also conserves resources by giving materials a second life. The environmental benefits are clear: less waste, less pollution, and a smaller carbon footprint.

Supporting Our Community

Choosing Better Futures Deconstruction services isn't just good for the planet; it's also a way to support positive change in the lives of individuals in our workforce development program. By choosing our services, you're providing meaningful employment opportunities to men who are working hard to turn their lives around.

Our team members are OSHA 10 certified and receive hands-on training before joining our crews. This ensures that they are well-prepared and skilled in deconstruction techniques, all while building a foundation for a better future for themselves. By supporting our services, you're directly contributing to their journey towards stability and success.

A Win-Win Solution

Choosing deconstruction over demolition is a win-win solution. Not only are you making a choice that benefits the environment you are also playing a role in transforming lives. At Better Futures Minnesota, we're committed to providing high-quality deconstruction services while making a positive impact on our community and the planet.

Next time you're considering a renovation or dismantling project, think about the broader implications of your choice. Choosing deconstruction is a step towards a more sustainable future and a way to support individuals striving for a better life. Together, we can make a difference—one deconstruction project at a time. Contact us today to learn the other benefits of our Deconstruction services.

The meaningful work done by Better Futures Minnesota is made possible by the funding provided by the Minnesota Environment & Natural Resource trust fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).

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