REUSE CENTER/OTHER CITY EFFORTS
Deconstruction is the careful disassembly of buildings to maximize the reuse and recycling of the materials. The goals of the grant program funded by the California Integrated Waste Management Board include: undertaking deconstruction activities at five future library sites, developing deconstruction guidelines, evaluating materials markets, building awareness through targeted outreach, and recognizing achievements in this area
This guidebook is a key resource in the Los Angeles Sustainable Building Program which focuses on the rehabilitation of affordable, single, and multi-family housing. The goals of the program are to reduce operating costs for homeowners and tenants, create healthier homes, and foster an improved environment. Residential Rehabilitation Guidebook, Source Book Introduction, Source Book Table
The goal of Los Angeles' Brownfields Program is to develop effective strategies to enable redevelopment of brownfields throughout Los Angeles but particularly in disadvantaged communities and to incorporate these strategies into the City's normal redevelopment process. At the same time, the City is leveraging its involvement in brownfield redevelopment to encourage green building practices. The Crown Coach Site serves as a model for early integration of green building objectives into the brownfield redevelopment process.