Our Business Partners
The RE Store works with a wide variety of businesses and organizations to accomplish our mission and conduct our day-to-day operations. Here are our most valued partners.
Recovery 1 is a resource recovery, recycling & research facility dedicated to developing sustainable waste management systems. The eco-friendly processes developed by Recovery 1 have enabled contractors to achieve their waste recycling goals. Detailed monthly reports are generated to aid contractors with their recycling documentation requirements.
We are a community-owned non-profit training business that salvages, repairs, and sells used appliances. Our appliances are tested and repaired under the supervision of EPA-certified appliance technicians. Our machines are clean, good looking, backed by our 100% customer satisfaction guarantee and priced at up to 50% less than the cost of a new appliance. Your support helps protect the environment, supports local jobs, and promotes a sustainable local economy.
Method Homes is committed to sustainable design and construction. Their factory built prefab homes reduce construction waste
generated to less than 10 percent of materials used, compared to 30 percent common in site-built construction. This, in conjunction with enhanced insulation, solar options, and energy star appliances ensure Method Homes are energy efficient and will save the owner money. Method Homes provide fresh indoor air to inhabitants by offering radiant heat, increased ventilation, and eliminating VOC finishes and other harmful chemicals. All Method homes target LEED for homes 2.0 Gold certification or higher.
J.A.S. Design Build, Inc.
J.A.S. is a residential design-build company located in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. Since the company was established in 1992, our goal has been to design and build quality custom projects. We use many traditional construction methods and durable materials because we believe that projects should be designed and built to last for years. We enjoy incorporating salvage materials where appropriate to add character, texture, and history to a project.
Nickel Bros. House Moving is the Northwest’s leading house moving company. Buying a recycled house is truly “built green” – saving about 50 trees and keeping 80,000 pounds of Construction & Demolition debris from the landfill. In business over 51 years, we move or lift over 300 houses per year. We have the best insurance in the business, insuring project values up to $5.5 million. Your house move is safe with us.
Sunshine Construction, LLC de-constructs and salvages most all possible materaisl that can be on its jobs. Many of those materials are donated to the ReStore. On projects that include de-constructing an entire house are sub-contracted to The RE Store for that service. Susnhine Construction LLC makes extensive use of salvaged materials on its job, many of which are purchased at the ReStore. They include framing lumber, trim materials, doors, wood flooring, bleacher boards, cabinets, plumbing fixtures and hardware.
Regarded as one of Seattle’s cutting edge “Green” builders, Greenleaf Construction specializes in custom Built Green homes that are high quality, fit surrounding neighborhoods and that utilizes sustainable materials.
Second Use has been reclaiming building materials for reuse in the Puget Sound region since 1994. The RE Store regularly
partners with this great local business on larger salvage projects and in building the reuse revolution.
The goal at Earthwise is to preserve Seattle’s architectural past by salvaging reusable building materials and architectural
features that would otherwise be headed for the landfill, and offering them for sale to the community. The RE Store also
partners with Earthwise on projects and in moving the reclaimed materials industry forward.
Skagit Building Salvage
At our retail yard and warehouse in Mt. Vernon, Washington we divert re-useable building materials from the waste stream and offer them to the public at a significant savings. The RE Store partners with Skagit Building Salvage on projects and sends work to each other.
We work with local, independently owned businesses that have the autonomy to make any transformational change in their business
that they can imagine… reexamining where we buy goods and services, how we consume energy, grow and distribute our food,
build homes, and even, how we define success in business. Sustainable Connections is supporting a community of innovators
in green building, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, supporting independent businesses in town centers, and mentoring
a new breed of entrepreneurs that have designed their business with a sustainable vision.