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Reuse Centers and Material Resources

There are over 700 Habitat for Humanity ReStores in the United States. If you read the RA on a regular basis, you know that number is rising every day.  Public, private, and government reuse centers are manifesting all over the country.  

Keeping an ongoing list of reuse centers is a challenge, and this is only the beginning of ours.  Please feel free to add to this list by sending us an email. Thanks!

The Architectural Salvage Warehouse of Detroit (ASWD) a nonprofit salvage and resale organization, was started in response to the tremendous amount of waste being generated in the demolition of houses in Detroit and its suburbs.

 Building Materials Reuse Association The BMRA is a 501 c3 non-profit educational and research organization whose mission is to facilitate building deconstruction and the reuse / recycling of recovered building materials.

Building Material Thrift Store our motto is “Just Reuse It!”

 Building Value Building Value is a nonprofit social enterprise that salvages reusable materials for sale to the public. Our efforts help the environment, reduce the cost of disposal, and give architectural gems a second life.

Construction Junction Construction Junction promotes conservation through the reuse of building materials.
Pittsburgh’s only non-profit building material reuse retailer.

Crossroads Recycled Lumber, LLC reclaimed wood news and products in California.

Deconstruction Works is a deconstruction service provider in Vermont and New Hampshire, performing every scope of work from kitchen and bath strip-out / guts to commercial interiors and whole houses.  PO Box 10, W Dummerston, VT 05357 (802)380-9333

Deconstruction Management Established in 2009, Deconstruction Management preserves the memories contained within the materials of buildings that have reached the end of their useful life.

Reclaimed Cleveland Reclaimed Cleveland is a retail and custom furnishings company which re-purposes local materials that would otherwise be bound for disposal.

REculture Exploring the post-consumption economy of repair, reuse, repurposed and recycle by informal businesses at the Base of the Pyramid

 Find a reuse center using ReDo

Reddit Building Material Reuse forum on Reddit – the front page of the internet.

Reset Ministries The ReUse Centers benefit the RESET Ministry.

ReSource Warehouse & Gallery is a new creative reuse center located in Hickory, North Carolina that is operated through the Safe Harbor Rescue Mission.

Planet Reuse Initially an internet-based material brokerage, PlanetReuse has evolved into a consulting and brokering company focused on providing the insight, experience and materials its clients need. PlanetReuse expertly matches materials with designers, builders and owners to save projects money, serve LEED efforts and sustain the planet.

Viridian Wood Products “We love where we live, and we want to ensure the highest quality of life for generations, It’s why we do what we do.”

Here is a link to a Directory of Creative Reuse Centers for crafts by Lancaster Creative Reuse

The Reuse Map of Europe: provides listing services for reuse of dismissed materials in the building industry in Europe.

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