They jumped the dimensional divide to join our cause. Keeper of the third ritual, glows under blacklight.
Anna comes from Nebraska, and spent some years on a farm in Vermont. Now she spends her time surrounded by what she loves, old antiques and hardware.
Anne she/her Email
Makes just about anything she can get her hands on light up.
Antje really loves to explore the full salvage space, and can be found helping out anywhere we need them!
Boet he/him Email
In the middle of the war on waste, a strange person has chosen to battle entropy and broken printers.
Boi grew up in the rust belt and tends to gravitate to industrial areas of the cities they reside in. Welcome home Boi!
Calyn she/her Email
Co-Owner + General Manager
We call her our general manager, but we mean the general glue that holds this whole thing together.
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.
Dirk he/him Email
Co-Owner + President
Fearless leader with a past career in tribology.
Field + Store Lead
Em loved growing up in Tacoma so much, they came back after living in Hawaii.
Flynn they/them Email
Superhuman levels of strength and positive energy. Also, the creative force behind our iconic “grill” and “man eats house” tee shirts.
Grant L. he/him
Grant brought his passion for repurposing all the way from Colorado to Seattle’s best salvage yard.
The Elusive Florida Skunk Ape. Loves vintage furniture and You.
Jack works tirelessly to ensure that this scrappy salvage crew stays upbeat and on task!
Jackson enjoys putting his creative writing skills to work by giving item descriptions a little extra panache.
Field + Yard Crew
Jeremy likes long walks on the beach, red wine, and salvaged yard decorations.
Jessie they/them Email
Salvage boss by day, DJ by night. Keeps leeches as pets.
This cheery metalhead and Seattle/Tacoma native came to rock the salvage world. Ask about his secret combo move!
Field + Receiving Teams
Handy on a synthesizer or a job site, we might just hear a sawzall sampled on her next track.
Katie keeps the store (and her expansive hat collection) fresh and exciting at all times.
This former farmer originally from our neighbor state of Idaho has a passion for building materials and vintage things, so we didn’t have to sell them on this gig at all!
Matt’s salvaged materials expertise allows him to be the one and only part time salvage crew team member we have.
Receiving + Yard
One of our many Midwestern transplants that loves to collect discarded treasures. Keeps their bird feeders full & fresh to enjoy the city’s feathered wildlife!
Nils he/him Email
Co-Owner + Wood Specialist
This self proclaimed “wood geek” loves building custom furniture, restoring vintage carpentry tools & dad jokes.
Patrick he/him Email
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.
Paulina likes to make percussion instruments out of a hodge podge of materials. We look forward to impromptu percussion solos flowing from our receiving department.
An assemblage artist by night, Richard works to merchandise the buffet of found objects and salvaged items that makes our inventory pop.
Ryan originally hailed from Tucson and got his love of reuse from his dad. We are so excited he’s here in the PNW and working with us!
When she’s not at work in our receiving department, Sara can be found glorifying garbage or fearlessly scaling mountains.
Ted he/him Email
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 over two decades. Do not step between this man and his work ethic.
Vik they/them Email
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.
Violet likes to repurpose any soft materials we get as bedding.
Zac has a history with maintaining buildings, but his passion is his phenomenal wood cut art!
Front + Field Teams
Zorica loves old buildings, and therefore loves being surrounded by the materials that come out of them!