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

Back from the mill!

Last week we took a shipment of 2x lumber stock to a mill in Arcade, NY Brauen Custom Millwork.  It is very exciting to be able to track the life of this wood–from where the lumber came from to how it was processed and finally to the end product.  This lumber came from the demolition of the John Deere Factory in Syracuse, NY, was tracked and coded by D-Build, brought back to Buffalo by the Green Demo Team to Action HQ, shipped to the mill, and is now being used in Rusted Grain’s woodshop.  We will be using this lumber … Read more

why recycle building parts and materials?

Last Fall, ReUse Action staff deconstructed a barn in Syracuse in collaboration with a new company called D-Build.  We were on site for three days, salvaged tons of antique beams and planks, and almost all of it was distributed to customers in the Syracuse area. D-build created an awesome video of that green demolition…you should check it out if you want to learn more about hybrid deconstruction…i.e. green demolition.  Check it out here… ReUse Action staff can consult with architects, homeowners, companies, and municipalities on how to best reuse building materials, source reused materials for building projects, and remove buildings without adding … Read more