They jumped the dimensional divide to join our cause. Keeper of the third ritual, glows under blacklight.
Amanda’s heart melts for reuse, fuzzy creatures & all things handmade.
Makes just about anything she can get her hands on light up.
With a history in theater, software development, and more, Boet now uses his talents to advance the world of salvage!
Spends most of his days scoping salvage in the Second Use Prius. Yell “Hey Brad!” next time you see it in traffic.
Field + Yard Crew
A true connoisseur of all things old and rusty. His ears perk up at the word “patina”. It sounds like the 1940s everywhere he goes.
Co-Owner + General Manager
We call her our general manager, but we mean the general glue that holds this whole thing together.
A tinkerer at heart with a passion for reuse. Be sure to use the secret password to access the materials he secretly hoards in dark corners.
Some people collect stamps. Dash collects dead things.
Our friendliest giant. Holds the Second Use Fall Fest record for preparing 1100 hot dogs in 6 hours.
Co-Owner + President
Fearless leader with a past career in tribology.
Superhuman levels of strength and positive energy. Also, the creative force behind our iconic “grill” and “man eats house” tee shirts.
Grant brought his passion for repurposing all the way from Colorado to Seattle’s best salvage yard.
Yard + Field Crew
Resident class clown with a creative streak. Known to binge-watch Sanford and Sons.
Hannah is a sophisticated salvageer.
Artist & junk enthusiast with a passion for re-porpoise.
Izzy has a pet squirrel, a bunny, and a pack of cats & dogs. With that many furry family members, it’s no wonder she is a ray of sunshine for our other staff & customers alike!
Jack works tirelessly to ensure that this scrappy salvage crew stays upbeat and on task!
Field + Yard Crew
Jeremy likes long walks on the beach, red wine, and salvaged yard decorations.
Salvage boss by day, DJ by night. Keeps leeches as pets.
Field + Yard Crew
This cheery metalhead and Seattle/Tacoma native came to rock the salvage world. Ask about his secret combo move!
Has worked at 2/3’s of Seattle’s finest salvage yards. Hands off, Earthwise.
An avid planner of impossible projects, she aids in the honorable venture of keeping material out of the landfills by hoarding it & receiving it for Second Use.
Katie keeps the store (and her expansive hat collection) fresh and exciting at all times.
Kyle pretends he didn’t choose the salvage life, but we think he’s a willing participant in it.
Director of Human Resources
Keeping Second Use’s human staff fully resourced for reuse.
11 year veteran of the salvage game. A lean, mean master of merchandise.
This isn’t Nicole’s first sustainable building material rodeo. Before she joined our team, she worked at Green Depot and is our resident expert on materials new and old.
Receiving + Wood Specialist
This self proclaimed “wood geek” loves building custom furniture, restoring vintage carpentry tools & dad jokes.
Front Team + Lighting Specialist
This stylish salvageer is a font of arcane knowledge and a self-described “glass nerd.”
Otter is a salvage sculpture artist who secretly wishes the lumber room would turn into a metal yard, no offense.
Co-Owner + Vice President
Spent his formative years in theater. Now uses his powers to extract material with gusto and drama.
Paul is a type of futurist architecture characterized by space age themes and non-utilitarian design.
Has dabbled in conservative work and deconstruction. She has a big love for the Tacoma sustainability community. Always on the look out for customers with cute pups.
An assemblage artist by night, Richard works to merchandise the buffet of found objects and salvaged items that makes our inventory pop.
When she’s not at work in our receiving department, Sara can be found glorifying garbage or fearlessly scaling mountains.
Co-Owner + Tech Wizard
The nocturnal force that keeps our database running and your online browsing potential maximized.
Has kept Second Use employees hustling for nearly two decades. Do not step between this man and his work ethic.
Salvage Services Manager
This Midwesterner is the only person in our warehouse who doesn’t get cold in the winter. They also build really cool things.
With a degree in math and a job history of marine engineering and grave digging, Zoë can accomplish just about anything except coming up with a bio on the spot.