recycling

How to Crush Concrete in Industrial Demolition

Did you know that one of the greatest assets on a demolition site is also one that may seem simple to ignore—concrete. After concrete serves its purpose and is crushed and broken up, it has the potential to offset the costs of a project when reused or sold for recycling.  Rather than send old concrete from old buildings to landfills, forward-thinking Oregon demolition contractors crush it in to useful gravel or into an aggregate that you can use to make new concrete. As construction materials are increasingly evaluated by their ecological characteristics, recycled concrete continues to gain importance in the industry.  Read more about this in the infographic below.  Provided by Elder Demolition.

Oregon Demolition Pros Talk Scrap Metal Recycling Benefits

A good portion of the metal we use today in our everyday products, buildings, vehicles, etc. has already been recycled at least once already.  We have an industry that specializes in scrap metal, and we can thank them for this recycling.  Every wonder why scrap metal matters?  Curious about how demolition contractors play a key role every day in the business of recycling building materials?  Read through this infographic for interesting details about metals.  Infographic provided by http://www.elderdemolition.com/

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