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Michelle went on a freecycling run on her own for the first time since this project began.
The storage area in Toronto's Pearson International Airport referred to as "Fort Knox" was a facility used to store all of the materials harvested from the demolition of the old terminal which could not be immediately recycled.
The old movie prop sign from the Mike Myers film The Love Guru that Michelle had decided to use for a headboard read "HARENMAKEESTER Population 76". It took a great deal of subtle ribbing from the rest of the Junk Raiders before she realized the joke.
After they had harvested all the parts they could out of the donated Chrysler, the team came away with a much needed two hundred dollar profit after selling the junker for scrap metal.
Jean-Marc was concerned that the monitors in his monitor wall could explode if they were impacted from behind. Actually, older CRT (cathode ray tube) monitors are vaccuum sealed and would implode if broken.
With the purchase of much needed fasteners (screws and nails), this was the first time the team used any of the $5000 which had been budgeted to them for this project.
The narrator made reference to twenty feet of sewage pipe which Cam and Gordie came into possession of at a renovation site which was actually weeping tile. While similar in appearance, weeping tile is perforated on it's upward-facing side to allow rainwater to enter it and be directed away from a house. It's highly inadvisable to use that as a sewer pipe.
One of the facts revealed in this episode is that the tranfer stations in Toronto take in 4300 tonnes of garbage every day which later ends up in landfill.
The episode revealed that in the Greater Toronto Area, 5864 tonnes of lumber are thrown out every year, which is the equivalent of thirty-five thousand trees.
Anthony D'Arcy built his entire kitchen and downstairs bathroom from freecycled materials.