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Salvage as Waste Reduction

Posted by Caroline Kostak on

Salvage as Waste Reduction
At RePurpose Depot, our Purpose is to keep usable building materials out of the landfill and to get them to people who need them. We deconstruct houses prior to demolition and we're starting on our first New Construction project...

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Open at the New Store!

Posted by Caroline Kostak on

Open at the New Store!
We are so excited to open up at our new location! This new store allows us to be more organized and cleaner and to process the new materials before they're put out on the floor so they're priced and clean!

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A New Chapter...

Posted by Caroline Kostak on

A New Chapter...
When we started RePurpose Depot a year and a half ago, we began without knowing if or how we would be able to make this work.  At the very beginning we had no crew, no store, and not nearly enough money to start a business...

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A Vision of the Future...

Posted by Caroline Kostak on

A Vision of the Future...
We started RePurpose Depot because it was frustrating that so many houses were being torn down and all that good material was going into the landfill. Why throw all that good stuff out!?? We understand that demolition has to happen in many cases, but we like to look for ways that we can get in there first and save as m...

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Abundance

Posted by Caroline Kostak on

Abundance

Sometimes it is overwhelming how much material comes into our store. We receive reclaimed building materials from our own deconstruction efforts, donations from building supply companies and builders, and donations from people who just have good stuff at their house that they have replaced and they hate to throw it away. Our store can feel crowded and disorganized and sometimes I just get overwhelmed walking through.  I want organization. I want order. I want cleanliness.  But that's not always the reality of our situation.  We have a very small staff of incredibly dedicated people who work their tails off to...

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