California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Reuse Links and Resources

Building Materials

Visit CalRecycle's Sustainable Building website for additional information on sustainable building design and construction, and visit CalRecycle's Construction and Demolition website for resources and information on construction and demolition debris recycling.

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  • Nonprofit organizations are indicated by (NP)

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  • Black's Farmwood
    Sells wood products made from 100 percent reclaimed and recycled old barn wood.
  • The Brass Knob
    Carries a wide variety of salvaged building materials.
  • The Brass Knob's Back Doors Warehouse
    Carries a wide variety of salvaged building materials.
  • (NP) BRING Recycling
    Used building materials re-sale yard that offers a variety of low-cost goods for resale. See Profiles for more information.
  • (NP) BuildingResources
    Used building materials center that offers a unique mix of old-fashioned junkyard and ongoing art installation, as well as a huge selection of material to the community at great prices.

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  • Deconstruction & ReUse Network
    Strongly supports the green building movement by advancing the general environmental principal of "reduce, reuse and recycle" within the construction and demolition (C&D) industries.
  • (NP) Deconstruction Building Materials ReUse Network, Inc.
    Deconstruction Network is an environmental public benefit corporation 501(c)(3), committed to promoting and empowering deconstruction practices and growing a greater reuse network for quality building materials through partnerships with complimentary operations and organizations. Deconstruction Network works to advance the principle of “reduce, reuse, and recycle” within the construction and demolition industries by empowering homeowners, building industry professionals, and civic leaders in California to choose deconstruction over demolition.
  • (GOV) Department of General Services (DGS)
    (http://www.isd.dgs.ca.gov/surplus/default.htm)
    The Reutilization Department disposes of salvage and surplus personal property from California state agencies. The property is made available to other state agencies, political subdivisions, and assistance organizations for a predetermined service and handling fee. If the property is not picked up by an eligible entity, private citizens and the general public may purchase the property in a cash-and-carry, first-come, first-served basis. See Profiles for more information.

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  • EcoTimber
    Lumber company that supplies reclaimed wood products.

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  • Last Chance Mercantile Company
    Distributes surplus and salvage materials to the general public. See Profiles for more information.
  • Liberty Valley Doors, Inc.
    Liberty Valley Doors, Inc. makes several styles of door from recycled Douglas Fir beams, joists and timbers. Reclaimed glue lam beams are sliced for the core of the stiles and rails for engineered stability, and overlaid with rediscovered wood.
  • (NP) The Loading Dock, Inc. (TLD)
    A building materials reuse center whose mission is to increase the supply of decent, affordable housing while promoting sustainable development through reuse.

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  • M. Fine Lumber Company, Inc.
    Supplies used and recycled lumber.
  • M. Maselli and Sons, Inc.
    Offers a large selection of used hardware, pipe, steel, and fencing.

519 Lakeville Street
Petaluma, California 94952
Phone: (707) 763-1562
Fax: (707) 763-6964
E-mail: info@m-maselliandsons.com

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  • Ohmega Salvage
    Buys and sells usual and unusual building materials. See Profiles for more information.
  • Omega Lighting Design
    Specializes in fine antique and vintage-style lighting and plumbing fixtures, miscellaneous hardware, and decorative accessories.

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  • (NP) The ReBuilding Center of Our United Villages
    Modeled after other successful building material recovery operations throughout North America.
  • ReConnX, Inc.
    Provides engineered solutions for the rapidly growing construction and demolition waste reuse industry by developing tools that facilitate the reuse of lumber.
  • (NP) Recycle Ann Arbor's ReUse Center
    Donate or buy used materials at the 20,000 square foot warehouse. See Profiles for more information.
  • Rejuvenation Lamp and Fixture Company
    Established in 1977 as "Rejuvenation House Parts," selling mostly architectural salvage to old house renovators in Portland, Oregon, it is now known for period lighting, primarily antiques, which the company rewires, restores, and offers for sale.
  • Renovators Resource, Inc.
    Supplies pre-owned building materials.
  • Resale Lumber
    Sells used building materials such as: lumber, doors, windows, siding, cabinets, sinks, countertops, steel roofing, and lighting materials. See Profiles for more information.
  • 4056 North Highway 101
    Eureka, California 95501
    Phone: (707) 822-6034
    Fax: (707) 822-3074(NP) ReSource
    Accepts and sells quality used building materials. See Profiles for more information.

    2665 North 63rd Street
    Boulder, Colorado 80301
    Email: info@resourceyard.org

  • ReSources for Sustainable Communities ReStore
    Their RE Store originated in 1993 to address the growing concern of citizens in Northwest Washington regarding the large amount of usable building materials that were being disposed. The RE Store has since turned the previously discarded materials into a viable sustainable business venture that diverts more than 2,000,000 pounds of materials a year from needless disposal. The RE Store saves homeowners and contractors money on disposal costs, and provides high quality building materials at very affordable prices to the general public.
  • Reusable Lumber Company (RLC)
    Deconstruction and dismantling waste reduction specialists. Reuses and recycles the vast majority of materials from their salvage projects. Provides services for both the homeowner and contractor.
  • RE-USE Consulting
    Assists people throughout the United States with deconstructing and salvaging buildings, and reusing building materials.
  • (NP) ReUse Network, Inc.
    Coordinate the collection with our complementary nonprofit partners, various Habitat for Humanity ReStores: East Bay, Santa Barbara, Orange County and Greater Los Angeles
  • (NP) The ReUse People of California (TRP)
    In addition to being a licensed demolition contractor, TRP has worked to prevent the landfilling of reusable building materials since 1994.
  • Rustic Brick and Stone Company
    Offers a large selection of genuine used brick; can quickly arrange shipping anywhere in the country.

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  • Salvage One
    Purveyor of architectural reclamation.
  • Second Use Building Materials, Inc.
    Diverts reusable materials from the waste stream and resells them at affordable prices to the public. Their inventory includes vintage and hard-to-find architectural pieces, as well as modern building materials. Also provides technical assistance to used building material retail outlets and assistance in financial planning, hiring, training, merchandising, etc. See Profiles for more information.
  • The Sink Factory
    Specializes in used basins. The full-service company will repair, rebuild, re-chrome, or customize a salvaged sink.
  • Sunco Recycled Building Materials Ltd.
    Provides low cost and environmentally-friendly building products.
  • Superior Hardwoods and Millworks, Inc.
    Offers a large selection of reclaimed wood.

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  • Tamalpais NatureWorks
    Offers salvaged and reclaimed wood products.
  • TerraMai
    Offers salvaged and reclaimed wood products.
  • This and That
    Has available approximately 40,000 square feet of used building materials, including bi-fold and louver doors, wrought iron, fireplaces, door moldings, windows, sinks, granite, marble, and brick.

1701 Rumrill Boulevard
San Pablo, California 94806
Phone: (510) 232-1273
Fax: (510) 232-7213

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  • Urban Ore, Inc.
    Salvages at the transfer station, picks up, receives dropoffs, and buys some unwanted building materials, then sells them as-is for reuse.
  • (GOV) Used Building Materials Center
    Accepts reusable building materials (1¢ per pound drop-off charge applies) and has free used materials available to individuals. Materials accepted and available include: lumber, doors, windows, insulation, shingles, lighting, piping, cabinets, sinks, etc.

Monroe County Solid Waste Management District
Monroe County Landfill
3400 South Walnut Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
Phone: (812) 349-2020

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