Community Resources

Used Building Materials Exchanges

King County Online Building Materials Exchange
IMEX: Industrial Materials Exchange
Building Materials Reuse Association

Reuse/Recycle Opportunities in the Puget Sound

2 Good 2 Toss – arranges exchanges
Resource Venture – provides information and technical assistance on environmentally friendly construction practices
WA Dept of Ecology Recycling Hotline – 1-800-RECYCLE
King County: What do I do with..? – hosted by the King County Solid Waste Department, this site is designed to help you find a better way to get rid of just about anything around your home and business

Companies that Work With our Products

Creative Casting
They can cast clawfeet for your tub
3762 South 60th, Tacoma 253-475-2643

Expert Marble and Granite
Experienced in cutting Second Use stone
4749 W Marginal Way, Seattle 206-938-7662

Ballard Refinishers
They can strip paint from pieces
632 N.W. 46th St., Seattle 206-783-0707

Lead, Asbestos and Hazardous Materials

EPA site on reducing lead exposure in your home
EPA site on dealing with asbestos in your home

Other Local Salvage Yards
Earthwise Salvage (SoDo, Seattle)
Ballard Reuse (Ballard, Seattle)

Tool Libraries

NE Tool Library
West Seattle Tool Library

Ascendent Demolition – used building materials
Northwest EcoBuilding Guild – coalition of builders, designers, suppliers, homeowners and partners concerned with ecological building in the Northwest
City of Seattle Sustainable Building – provides tools, classes, and a library. Also has information on Built Green and LEED Certification


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