Build Reuse in Communities across the US

Build Reuse in Communities across the US

From Shannon Goodman

Your support helps us advocate for material reuse, build connections within the industry, and plan new projects that empower communities to turn construction and demolition waste into local resources.

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Shannon Goodman posted a new update:
over 3 years ago

Update #4

The EPA recently released the latest data on construction and demolition waste in the US.

In 2018, 600 million tons of C&D debris were generated!!

Demolition represented over 90% of total C&D debris generation. Concrete was the largest portion at 67.5% followed by asphalt concrete at 17.8%. Wood products made up 6.8%, and the other products accounted for 7.9% combined.

C&D waste is hugely understudied in the US, so we are happy to see this data released by the EPA and hope to see much more research on building material waste and reuse in the future.

https://www.epa.gov/facts-and-figures-about-materials-waste-and-recycling

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Shannon Goodman posted a new update:
over 4 years ago

Update #1

Thanks to all of you that have donated we are over 10% of our goal. We hit 3,000 this morning so 2 more zeros and we will meet our target :)

The photo here is from our friends at Old Windows Workshop. OWW is a great example of how reuse can be a powerful way to lift up our communities, save materials and change lives! Help us spread the word and increase our ability to help other communities!

"Old Window Workshop Cooperative (OWWC), is a women worker-owned cooperative based in Springfield's South End. OWWC provides employment and business ownership opportunity for women struggling with poverty. Our cooperative contributes to economic empowerment for women resulting in strong families and safer communities.​"

Thanks again everyone! Keep sharing and posting. Joe

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Anonymous commented with a $90 donation:
about 3 years ago
Thanks for working on this worthy and completely sensible endeavor
James Schulman commented with a $35 donation:
over 4 years ago
Build Reuse to Infinity - and beyond!
Adriane & Scott Turow commented with a $250 donation:
over 4 years ago
In Honor of Katherine & Oliver Nicklin
James Mitchell commented with a $100 donation:
over 4 years ago
Thank you for all your great work!
Ruthie Mundell commented with a $25 donation:
over 4 years ago
Excited to support the reuse movement!!
William Bancroft commented with a $100 donation:
over 4 years ago
reuse-recycle-build to last.
Allison A commented:
over 4 years ago
A great article from Smithsonian Mag! https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/how-women-are-leading-charge-recycle-whole-houses-180972709/
Kathy Kniep commented with a $50 donation:
over 4 years ago
Great work, Joe!
Anonymous commented with a $100 donation:
over 4 years ago
As emergencies go, we have one. Time to correct, fast.
Alexis Miller commented with a $50 donation:
over 4 years ago
Proud Construction Junction and material reuse supporter in Pittsburgh!
Sharon L Smith commented with a $50 donation:
over 4 years ago
Thank you to Alison Arlotta for donating her time and effort on the Board of this very important organization.
Joan A Goodhue commented with a $400 donation:
over 4 years ago
Build Reuse is such a great idea and plan!
Alex Welton commented with a $20 donation:
over 4 years ago
Hope you can continue the awesome work and achieve your goals!
Jerry DeRosa commented with a $35 donation:
over 4 years ago
on behalf of Construction Junction
Morgan O'Hara commented with a $250 donation:
over 4 years ago
Yes!!
PAM HOWLAND commented with a $300 donation:
over 4 years ago
For the wealth of natural resources in urban neighborhoods.
Shannon Goodman commented with a $100 donation:
over 4 years ago
I proudly serve on the board of Build Reuse & believe in their mission. They are transforming communities and building a sustainable future!
Allison A commented with a $100 donation:
over 4 years ago
Let’s build reuse communities!!
Michael B Gable commented with a $100 donation:
over 4 years ago
Build Reuse..we are proud to do it everyday. What are you waiting for? We need you...