For our retail customers: Our environmental mission to reuse building materials results in rare deals, rotating inventory, and constant surprises from donations, renovations, and historic materials locally sourced from Chicagoland. Learn More
For our workforce: We provide training in the building trades, skills development, and access to rewarding careers, including a proven pathway to well-paying union apprenticeships and a variety of other trades. Learn More
For our deconstruction customers: We recruit, train, and operate a professional and inclusive workforce specifically skilled to give your project an environmental advantage — keeping materials out of landfills and helping unclaimed items find new purpose at our stores. Learn More
For our employment partners: We support and maintain a pipeline to skilled workers, matching the constant needs of the building trades with a reliable, diverse, and motivated workforce.
For our friends and neighbors: We make it fun. Our Evanston and Chicago locations offer a complete calendar of DIY workshops and salvage-infused experiences designed to educate and inspire creativity, renewal, and community. Learn More
Rebuilding Exchange invests in our communities by reusing building materials, reducing construction waste, and training, supporting, and connecting people seeking careers in the building trades.