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Post and Courier photo by Leroy Burnell

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RECYCLED STRUCTURES
Anyone driving along U.S. Highway 78 last month might have noticed the house at 405 W. 5th North St. in Summerville slowly vanish. First, the top floor, then the bottom. Eventually, all that was left was the brick chimney. Then it disappeared, too......
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City Paper photo by Kaitlyn Iserman

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GREEN WRECKING CREW
With the world going green, it's hard to find anything that people aren't recycling. And a new market has opened up in the construction business. Local nonprofit The Sustainable Warehouse was founded on deconstructing — it's the difference between tearing down a house and taking down a house... READ MORE

Skirt! Charleston photo by Rothschild Durlac

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DEMOLITION WOMAN

Rebecca dreams of empty dumpsters. “I’m appalled at how much stuff gets thrown away,” she says, speaking of construction and renovation sites. “Ninety-five percent of the material from gutted or torn-down buildings here goes to the landfill... READ MORE