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Reuse

Salvaged materials are often high quality, provide unique character, are stronger and more durable - and may be less expensive than new materials. A strong demand exists for these types of materials and the following resources help you salvage, find, or sell/donate them.

denailingDeconstruction and Salvage Contractors

Find deconstruction and salvage contractors using a list Metro has compiled of businesses offering these services.

Reuse retail facilities

Consolidated list of local resources for salvaged and reclaimed building materials.

Search for or post/list salvage building materials at these online sites

Salvage and reclaimed building materials (buy, sell, trade, and donate):

  • BoneyardNW is an online marketplace for used commercial construction material.

  • NW Materialsmart is an online resource that facilitates the exchange of surplus industrial material.

  • Craigslist provides local classifieds including building materials.

  • Freecycle is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.

 

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