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With a large and rapidly changing codebase, Google software engineers are constantly paying interest on various forms of technical debt. Google engineers also make efforts to pay down that debt, whether through special Fixit days, or via dedicated teams, variously known as janitors, cultivators, or demolition experts. We describe several related efforts to measure and pay down technical debt found in Google's BUILD files and associated dead code. We address debt found in dependencydoi:10.1109/mtd.2012.6225994 dblp:conf/icse/MorgenthalerGSB12 fatcat:t6ia3vzqo5bxvpgvpviatk3mgu