From Rubble, Reusables: Eugene Benefits From Demolished Schools

By • KLCC  Aug 16, 2016


The demolished Roosevelt Middle School gave BRING Recycling’s Carolyn Stein some woodshop tables (top right) and Eugene Mission’s Marshall Eck a hot dog roller (bottom right), among other things.

The phrase, “back to school” spurs many families to grab school supplies. Some may reuse stuff from previous years – such as an old backpack or calculator – in order to save some money.

School districts cut costs and practice sustainability by reusing materials and equipment gleaned from freshly-demolished schools.

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