This is Rebuilding Exchange, Creating a Market for Reclaimed Building Materials

a non-profit social enterprise (501c3) in the chicago area. their mission is to create a market for reclaimed building materials. They accomplish this by diverting materials from landfills and making them accessible for reuse through their retail warehouse, by promoting sustainable deconstruction practices, by providing education and job training programs, and by creating innovative models for sustainable reuse.

rxmeegan7.jpg
To meet the changing educational and training needs of the urban workforce and connect them with the employment opportunities of the future, Rebuilding Exchange offers dynamic training programs that incorporate sustainability into the core curriculum.
— Sustainable employment —

tumblr_ny2y1so9bg1rj7vqho1_1280.jpg

 

 

 

 

Providing opportunities and living wages 

 

Rebuilding Exchange believes that in order to realize a sustainable, local economy, we must provide living wage jobs to Chicago residents, working to foster more sustainable industries.

See their program here

 
 

Supporting their cause

They accept drop-offs but please clear your donation with them in advance by calling (773) 252-2234 or by emailing info@rebuildingexchange.org.
Drop-off donations are accepted Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 5:30pm.
Please use the loading dock door located on Webster Avenue, just west of the Metra viaduct.

DONATE NOW

 

 

RELATED POST ON ZERO WASTE