Waste Diversion

Get Back-To-School Ready With A Reclaimed Window Organizer!

By |2019-08-20T10:31:57-04:00August 20th, 2019|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Reused Building Materials, Waste Diversion|

Get ready for those early mornings, packed lunches, and after school activities with this back-to-school organizer! We turned a reclaimed window into an organizer for your home. This project is kid-friendly, affordable, and shabby chic. This is a great project you can do with your kid(s) to get them excited for the new school year!

Creative Reuse Project: Make Your Own Paper!

By |2019-06-24T11:15:10-04:00June 24th, 2019|Creative reuse, Recycling, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Looking for a fun summer project? How about a family-friendly paper making activity! Paper making is a fun and interactive way to engage children in thinking about the paper recycling process and issues of waste reduction. This hands-on project demonstrates how used and discarded paper can be recycled into ‘new’ paper in order to conserve

Donate, Divert, and Deconstruct!

By |2019-06-20T10:22:59-04:00June 20th, 2019|EcoBuilding Bargains, Reused Building Materials, Waste Diversion|

When it comes to moving, remodeling, or renovating it’s important to consider the financial and environmental costs of waste disposal for the items you no longer need or want. The process of demolition, where building materials are smashed with heavy machinery, fills up dumpsters very quickly. The standard protocol to dispose of unwanted building materials

6 Ways to Stay Environmentally Friendly on Vacation

By |2019-05-23T08:51:13-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Energy Savings, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Summer is right around the corner, which means you’re probably starting to plan a fun summer vacation! While traveling, keep these 6 environmentally friendly tips in mind: 1. Bring Reusable Items  Bringing a water bottle, reusable utensils, coffee cup, or foldable bags on your trip will reduce the need to buy single use products that

Fourth Annual EcoBuilding Bash Recap!

By |2019-05-14T09:33:48-04:00May 14th, 2019|Composting, Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Outreach, Reuse Rockstar, Reused Building Materials, Solar Access, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Thank you to everyone who showed up to our annual EcoBuilding Bash this past Saturday! We had a great turnout with over 200 guests in attendance. This event is our way of celebrating reuse and our customers, while also providing home improvement tips from industry experts. We loved meeting our guests in the lumber yard