Legos teach reuse at a young age. You build, take apart and rebuild using the same pieces. You wouldn’t throw away your Legos would you? So why throw away your home’s valuable materials? (reusenetwork.org)
This quirky little video is a clever reminder why we should practice more sustainable building and renovation. It’s not rocket science, folks. Reuse! The video comes from the Deconstruction & Reuse Network who’s mission statement is:
We’re an environmental and humanitarian public benefit corporation, promoting and empowering deconstruction practices and the reuse of quality building materials 501(c)(3).
Too bad they’re in California! Is their an equivalent deconstruction, salvage, reconstruction, repurposing and/or reuse organization in our area? All tips welcome.
- Forgotten Homes Salvaged, ‘Deconstructed’ Into Recycled Products (detroit.cbslocal.com)
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (abusymommy.com)
- Organized Things: A Bicycle, Deconstructed (cyclingeurope.org)