How Eugene, Oregon Is Salvaging Materials From Demolished Schools

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A stack of steel sinks donated to BRING Recycling. (Brian Bull/KLCC)

A school district in Eugene, Oregon is taking sustainability to a new level. It’s finding new homes for materials and equipment from recently demolished schools, auctioning some off, providing some to new schools, non-profits and even giving it to community members.

Brian Bull of KLCC takes a look at how the reuse effort saves money and avoids sending materials to landfills.


Brian Bull, reporter and announcer for KLCC in Eugene, Oregon. He tweets @bcbull.

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