What’s the most environmentally friendly way to get rid of a house? Do you tear it down, donate old appliances, and recycle old wood? The owner of Environmental Packaging International, in Jamestown, came up with an inventive idea; he’s giving his away.
Victor Bell is building new office space for his company, but there’s a house currently on the lot. He’s dedicated to building a green space, and will be pursuing LEEDS certification, so he was brainstorming about the most eco-friendly way to demolish the house. That’s when it dawned on him “why demolish it at all?” Giving it away ensures nothing hits the landfill, nothing is wasted, and someone gets a free house. The company will even cover moving costs, up to the cost that would have been the demolition
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