Building Value Deconstruction Is Ohio Nonprofit Excellence Award Finalist

The expansion of Building Value’s deconstruction services was named a finalist for the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations Nonprofit Excellence Awards. The Ohio Nonprofit Excellence Awards recognize creativitiy, execution, achievement and overall excellence of a specific project or program completed by an Ohio nonprofit in 2009.

Easter Seals Work Resource Center was nominated for the expansion of deconstruction services at Building Value. The expansion of deconstruction services means more materials are kept out of local landfills and more people with disabilities and disadvantages receive paid work experience.

In the first seven months of fiscal year 2009/10, Building Value has more than exceeded amount of material diverted from landfills and people trained in all of last fiscal year through deconstruction. Additionally, this expansion has resulted in creating community partnerships and involving more participants from Building Value and Easter Seals WRC programs.

Building Value’s deconstruction services were one of three programs of similar size in the Southern region of Ohio.