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‘Deconstruction Economy’ Could Help West Michigan

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Rex LaMore

There may be potential for establishing a “deconstruction economy” in West Michigan that collects and repurposes waste generated by more than 250,000 abandoned structures in the Great Lakes…

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MSU Pursues Economic Solution to Urban Blight

Monday, February 8, 2016
abandoned parking lot

Michigan State University researchers will use nearly $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to test whether recycling and repurposing building materials is an effective solution to economic…

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