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Resources

So, you're ready to reuse and escape the waste, but don't know where to start? We get it. Many people don't know where to look to buy used versions of things. And on the flip side, many people have a lot of things that they'd like to get rid of, but don't know where to turn. This will give you a start.

 

It doesn't matter if you're an individual looking looking for a pair of used jeans or a Fortune 500 Company looking to deal with surplus supplies. There are solutions for everyone.​

Events

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Here is the list of our upcoming events where you can learn more in person about sourcing and getting rid of used materials.

 

We can also work with you to host your own reuse events.

 Contact us here to learn more.

Reuse News & Info

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In addition to our blog and videos, here is a list of reuse information and networks that we work with.

Green America - Green America harnesses economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. 

Reuse Alliance - advocates for, collaborates with, and supports reuse enterprises that

recirculate materials into our communities.

Story of Stuff - inspires and encourages the civic engagement with movies, study programs, and campaigns

Online Reuse Shopping Resources

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Here's a list of online reuse shopping outlets that we regularly use.

INTERNATIONAL

Buy Nothing Project - a worldwide gift economy network 

eBay​ - international shopping site with almost anything and everything you would need or want in "used" condition

Facebook MarketPlace - localized shopping, great for larger items like furniture, etc

MaxSold - Imagine if eBay and yard sales had a baby...

 

UNITED KINGDOM

(Nationwide) Salvo from DIYers to architects and builders, matching something reclaimed or recrafted with someone 

In Person Reuse Shopping Resources

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Here are some outlets for reuse supplies that we work with.

UNITED STATES

(Nationwide) Habitat For Humanity ReStore

Massachusetts

(Roxbury) Boston Building Resources 100 Terrace St, Boston, MA 02120

Minnesota

(Minneapolis) UMN ReUse Program Warehouse 883 29th Avenue SE Minneapolis, MN 55414

 

North Carolina

(Durham) The Scrap Exchange 2050 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707

(Greensboro) Reconsidered Goods 4118 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27407

Pennsylvania

(Pittsburgh) Construction Junction 214 N Lexington St, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Texas

(San Antonio) Spare Parts 13491 Wetmore Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247

Surplus Item Resources for Educational Institutions and Organizations

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CANADA & U.S.

(Nationwide) iWasteNot Systems Customized web apps for waste reduction

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