Western New York’s Largest Supplier of Reclaimed & Surplus Building Material

One Year Anniversary Party, October 15

We welcome you to join us for our One Year Anniversary Party, Saturday October 15th, from Noon to Five. If you visit us you’ll hear some great local music, eat some great food, get tours of our building (including a roof top view of the city), and shop FOR HOURS from our extensive and always growing inventory of reclaimed, low cost, and unique building materials. The Facebook event page is here. DIY BFLO, now in our gallery space We’re also celebrating the opening in our space of DIY BFLO, an established business selling unique and second hand creative supplies (among … Read more

We talk, then walk…


In 2007, when the city was struggling with a vacancy problem and the Mayor declared his visionary 10 in 10 plan to demolish 10,000 houses in 10 years, we envisioned something different.

Our Dream

We believed there was a better option for neighborhoods! So we created Buffalo ReUse, a neighborhood recycling effort to dismantle buildings and funnel reusable materials to a community store. The community rallied behind the idea, they supported the cause, they donated and shopped and worked to improve neighborhoods through our many service projects, tree plantings, and community gardens.

A Bigger Dream

In 2010, we dreamed even bigger. As the City changed, we observed widening disparities. Young men and woman in need of an opportunity, homeowners in need of a consistent source of quality renovation materials, and a planet in need of innovative strategies to reduce waste.

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