Category Archives: Scrap Metal Demolition

Oregon Demolition Pros Talk Scrap Metal Recycling Benefits

Oregon demolition contractors play a key role in recycling building materials, including scrap metal! Here’s why scrap metal matters—and how demolition contractors play a key role in recycling building materials. Continue reading →

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5 Amazing Uses for Your Recycled Demolition Scrap Metal

Scrap metal demolition contractors like us naturally imagine the metal they remove being reused as new building materials. There are also creative ways to reuse it! Continue reading →

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Top Salvageable Materials from an Oregon Demolition Site

Oregon demolition contractors are keeping things green by recycling building materials. Learn more about how they’re reducing landfill waste. Continue reading →

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Portland Salvage Yards & Material Exchanges: Tips & Resources

Did you know that commercial and residential Portland demolition projects can earn LEED points by salvaging as much as possible? Here we examine the benefits that homeowners can see by reusing building materials in their home renovation and construction projects. Continue reading →

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Scrap Metal Demolition Tip: Preventing Scrap Metal Theft on Your Job Site

Scrap metal demolition outfits are not immune to theft. Learn more about how to prevent the theft of scrap metal from your site from the Experts at Elder Demolition. Continue reading →

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Scrap Metal Demolition: Understanding Scrap Metal Pricing

Scrap metal demolition is a large part of any deconstruction process. The bones of most modern buildings are comprised of steel, so when taking down … Continue reading →

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Who Benefits from Scrap Metal Recycling? Everyone.

The Institute of Scrap Metal Recycling estimates that scrap metal recycling generates $90.6 billion of economic activity, and sustains more than 450,000 jobs. Continue reading →

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Demolition Salvage Material: Reclaimed Wood Is A Highly Sought-After Reuse Material

Reclaimed wood is the new darling of modern architects and designers. Why? Because reclaimed wood is beautiful, strong, and natural. Plus, the cost side of the equation is highly favorable for reusing wood. As old growth forests disappear, it’s only natural for wood prices to increase. Continue reading →

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Portland Demolition Experts Talk Designing Building with Demolition and Asset Recovery in Mind

So-called “cradle to cradle” or “sustainable design” includes recycling considerations in the design process. So while designing a chair, the creator will consider how the chair materials can be dismantled and recycled. Parts may be designed for eventual disassembly. Materials may be chosen for their recyclability. This same earth-friendly design approach is gaining popularity in architecture. Continue reading →

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Understanding Waste in Demolition and Salvage Projects

Where a passerby sees a pile of rubble, a demolition salvage expert sees the material for future building projects. And a city official may see … Continue reading →

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