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Find Us at Buffalo First’s Local Market Tonight!

Find stuff for the holidays, come chat with us about what we do!  Tonight we will be participating in Buffalo First’s Give Local a Chance Bash and Local Marketplace. It is $5 to get in, raising funds to continue the neat stuff that Buffalo First does to support local businesses. Here are the details below: November 25, 2011 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Main Street Studios 515 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203 There will be demonstrations on the scroll saw as well as a presentation of how we acquire materials through our Green Demo Team, process them, and turn them … Read more

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day October 22 in Buffalo

Sponsored by Erie County and the City of Buffalo at Honeywell Specialty Materials 20 Peabody Street, Buffalo NY (off Elk Street, near Smith Street exit off I-190) Saturday, October 22, 2011 9am to 2pm Items which can be brought to the site for free, proper disposal include: Pesticides, fertilizers, pool and household chemicals and cleaners – limit 2 gallons or 20 lbs. Oil-based paints, spray cans – limit 10 gallons Oil, gasoline, kerosene, antifreeze – limit 10 gallons Paint thinner, stripper and solvents – limit 2 gallons Batteries – lead acid and rechargeable Mercury – thermometers, thermostats, metal Propane tanks … Read more

Opening Party at Rusted Grain!

About fifty ReUse Action and Rusted Grain friends and supporters turned out Thursday evening to kick off Buffalo’s newest woodshop, and one of the few who specialize in reusing materials. Here are some photos: See more photos of Rusted Grain’s opening party here.

Building ReUse Special Forces…

The building reuse industry is growing, getting more attention, and becoming a more realistic option for developers, architects, and homeowners. Buffalo Deconstruction Contractors, ReUse Action and Buffalo ReUse, shared their expertise and learning experiences yesterday as participants and presenters at the 3rd Annual Deconstruction Summit in Syracuse. While I was serving at Buffalo ReUse, we submitted a bid package to deconstruct eighteen residential structures as part of the Syracuse University School of Environmental Science and Forestry’s (ESF) campus expansion.   While ESF ultimately opted for demolition with a very challenging construction timeline, our involvement and expertise was given praise yesterday by … Read more