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Alumnus recognized for sustainable deconstruction – News – The Western Front

By finding new disposal methods, the environment is preserved and clients save money in the process, he said.

During summer 2013, the company sent materials from a deconstructed house to Yellowstone National Park, where they were used to build a guest lodge. The owners of the home had passed away and their house was falling apart, but materials were saved and sent to their favorite place.

“All of this came out of an internship at Western,” Bennink said. “That internship has turned into a national effort, and there have been hundredsof jobs created from it.”

Dave Bennink, owner of Re-Use Consulting

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