Solid Waste in New England
Reuse in New England:
Donation Programs - Building Materials Resources/Reuse Centers
Donate used construction materials or other goods.
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Christine Beling (firstname.lastname@example.org)
EPA New England (SPP)
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Mail Code: OES04-1
Boston, MA 02109-3912
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Regional/New England Donation Programs
Building Materials Reuse Association
Address: 6222 Kentucky Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone: 1-800-990-BMRA (1-800-990-2672)
Contact: Brad Guy
Description: The BMRA is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to facilitate building deconstruction and the reuse/recycling of recovered building materials.
Habitat for Humanity
Address: 200 South Church Street, Westchester, PA 19382
Contact: Lisa Reitz, Northeast Regional Director
Description: This organization accepts a wide variety of used building materials which are used in building homes for those in poverty.
Recycler's World (SEE under Reuse Directories)
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bridgeport ReStore
Address: 1785 Stratford Ave., Stratford, CT 06615
Contact: Tom Gabrielson, Richard Desautels
Description: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bridgeport builds affordable housing for low income families in coastal Fairfield County. The Habitat ReStore accepts donations of building supplies and gently used furniture and appliances. The Habitat ReStore is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 10 AM to 6 PM, and Saturday 9AM to 4 PM.
Habitat for Humanity of Southeastern CT ReStore
Address: 400 New London
Salem, CT 06420
Contact: George Warner (email@example.com), ReStore Manager
Description: A division of Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County, the ReStore accepts donations of new or nearly new building supplies, furniture and appliances from individuals, contractors, and businesses. Some of the materials will be used to build Habitat homes, and any extra materials will be sold at the Habitat ReStore. Proceeds from the ReStore benefit Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County. The Habitat ReStore is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday and is closed Sunday and Monday.
The ReCONNstruction Center
Address: 230 South Street, New Britain, CT 06051-3637
Contact: John Powers
Description: We promote environmental and social sustainablility by salvaging and acquiring perfectly good used building materials for resale and reuse. We support local economy by supplying quality low cost building materials to homeowners, landlords, non-profits, schools, building contractors, etc., particularly servicing those groups located in urban areas.
ReStore - Habitat for Humanity of Northeastern
Address: 455 Providence Road (Route 6)
Brooklyn, CT 06234
Contact: Ken Goloski
Description: Habitat for Humanity (HHH) builds homes and revitalizes neighborhoods in the greater Danbury area. We rely on the support of volunteers, faith-based communities, and businesses located throughout northern Fairfield and southern Litchfield counties. The Habitat ReStore accepts donations of building supplies. The Habitat ReStore is open to the public Friday and Saturday and is closed Monday thru Thursday.
ReStore - Housatonic Habitat for Humanity
Address: 90 Shelter Rock Road, Danbury, CT 06810
Contact: Joanne Bosshardt
Description: Habitat for Humanity (HHH) builds homes and revitalizes neighborhoods in the greater Danbury area with the support of volunteers, faith-based communities, and businesses located throughout northern Fairfield and southern Litchfield counties. The Habitat ReStore accepts donations of building supplies. The Habitat ReStore is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday.
Habitat for Humanity Camden - Mid Coast Restore
Address: PO Box 785, Camden, ME 04843-0785
Maine Housing Building Materials Exchange (BME)
Address: 102 Lisbon Street (Rt196), Lisbon, ME 04250
Contact: David Zimmerman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Description: The mission of the Maine Housing and Building Materials Exchange (MHBME) is to benefit low income homeowners and the environment by providing new and re-used building materials at an affordable price and by educating people about home repair.
Sanford, Maine Location
Address: 72 Emery St. Sanford, ME 04073
Address: 10 Harvard Street, P.O. Box 240881, Dorchester, MA 02124-0881
Contact: Bill Perkins (email@example.com)
Description: Boston ReStore collects donated office furniture and building supplies. Materials are made available to lower-income homeowners and nonprofit organizations. ReStore staff are eager to help place your donation -- whatever the item. Please feel free to call with questions.
Boston Building Resources
Address: 100 Terrace Street, Boston, MA 02120-3418
Contact: Matthew St. Onge (firstname.lastname@example.org), President/Executive Director
Description: The BBR takes in residential construction/demolition reusables, including over-runs such as vanities, sinks, and tiles. Materials are available for sale to the general public.
Address: 83 Warwick Street, Springfield, MA 01104
Contact: Doreen Lewis (email@example.com)
Description: EcoBuilding Bargains, an enterprise of the Center for Eco Technology, a 501c(3) non-profit organization, accepts donations of quality building and home improvement materials and sells them to the public at affordable prices.
Address: 266 Pine Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-658- 4143
Contact: Tom Longstreth, Executive Director
Description: ReSOURCE's mission is to (1) protect the environment by reducing the amount of reusable and repairable items dumped in landfills, (2) give individuals in transition valuable job skills, technical training, and more opportunity and (3) alleviate the effects of poverty by making vital household goods and building materials available to the poor.