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Deconstruction for Property Owners

Scope of Work

WasteCap’s certified deconstruction consultants can provide the following services packaged together or selected a-la-carte:

Pre-Deconstruction Assessment

Deconstruction should be beneficial for the property owner. WasteCap will assess the building to ensure deconstruction is the right choice for you. WasteCap will provide a preliminary salvage inventory, logistical advice and a list of potential safety concerns. WasteCap will help finding an appraiser to value donated materials for IRS tax documentation and preparation.

Bid Preparation

WasteCap can recommend skilled contractors to complete your deconstruction project, find outlets for salvageable materials, and handle all waste management contracts. WasteCap will work alongside the deconstruction contractor to ensure that your materials are handled properly and the maximum amount of salvageable items are donated.

Deconstruction Waste Management Plan

Creating a deconstruction materials management plan is essential in the success of your project. WasteCap will develop and implement a plan that will:

  • Establish a material inventory identifying what will be reused, salvaged, recycled and landfilled.
  • Specify outlets for reusable materials.
  • Identify end destinations for recyclable materials.
  • Ensure materials are being separated and handled correctly.

Inspections & Education

Through site visits and inspections, WasteCap will ensure your materials are being separated correctly to meet your landfill diversion target. On-site instruction and education for material processing will alleviate inconsistencies and maximize material recovery. This will also minimizing waste sent to landfills. WasteCap will handle official signage for your site to comply with new city ordinances.

Documentation and Reporting

WasteCap will track all salvaged items from your deconstruction project and report all donated items to your appraiser. WasteCap will work directly with you and your appraiser to ensure that all proper IRS paperwork is completed.

Required for Proposals

If you are interested in a deconstruction proposal, WasteCap will need the following information:

  • Project name
  • Contact name
  • Contact e-mail address
  • Contact phone number
  • Location of project
  • Address
  • Building information
  • Age of building
  • Estimated area (gross square footage)
  • Previous use of building

Deconstruction Inquiry 


Are you ready to pursue deconstruction for your property? Contact WasteCap today. 


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Milwaukee Deconstruction Ordinance in Effect


Did you know, the City of Milwaukee now requires one to four unit residences constructed in 1929 or earlier to undergo deconstruction rather than demotion?


Learn How This Could Affect Your Project