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In green demolition, Lincoln Mall’s debris is being recycled

Image: Screen grab from a Village of Matteson YouTube video


A little bit of the shuttered Lincoln Mall in Matteson could be in your garden.

As work continues demolishing the structure, huge amounts of debris are being recycled or reused, according to Matt Konopko, whose company is overseeing the work.

Metals such as steel, aluminum and copper pulled from the 711,000-square-foot mall are being recycled, while wood that’s being retrieved by workers for Environmental Cleansing Corp. is finding new life as garden mulch, Konopko, ECC’s president, said…Please click here to read Mike Nolan’s story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

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