Our friends at ZeroLandfill Chicago and IPaintMyMind Gallery are holding a competition for builders, makers, artists and etc to show off their creative reuse projects. Send in your entries before August 16th, see more here.
Congratulations to Amber Gribben, winner of our customer survey gift card drawing! She has been a regular customer since we opened in our original location, and also is a volunteer instructor of our Worm Composting 101 class. As a hobbyist woodworker, she frequently stops by to check out the latest items because she enjoys bringing older pieces back to life. Here are before and after photos of a 1950’s era cabinet that she purchased at RX and refurbished to a fantastic result.
Did you know our bottle openers can be custom engraved? Here are a few from a recent batch we made for Bell’s Brewery of Kalamazoo, Michigan. There is so much variation in the gorgeous ash hardwood we use. A perfect gift for weddings…
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The Delta Institute and their affiliate, the Rebuilding Exchange in Chicago, Illinois help lead the national effort to educate on deconstruction and reuse. The mission of the Rebuilding Exchange is to create a market for reclaimed building materials.
You will hear from Elise Zelechowski, former Executive Director of Rebuilding Exchange, Meegan Czop, Director of Business Development at Rebuilding Exchange and Eve Pytel, Director at Delta Institute.
They will be discussing how the Rebuilding Exchange was started, how it has grown, and lessons learned in the process. Also learn about the broader building materials reuse marketplace and how the market is growing in the Chicago area, resulting in greater demand for deconstruction.
Webinar 2 – Demolition and Deconstruction to Promote a Sustainable Future – An Example in Cincinnati, Ohio
Hearing for Building Value’s very own David Rich and Chris Miday on green demolition and deconstruction. They will be joined by Andrew Reynolds, Environmental Planner with RA Consultants, LLC, for the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati.
The Hamilton County, Ohio Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is embarking on one of the largest works projects in the County’s history. Project Groundwork is MSD’s plan for addressing a Federal consent decree and reducing or eliminating sewer overflows into local creeks and rivers.
Building Value is teaming up with US EPA and MSD on the removal of approximately 75 buildings in the corridor where an urban waterway- fed by stormwater that will be separated from nearby combined sewers- will flow when the project is completed in 2018.