September 12, 2018

This is Rebuilding Exchange, Creating a Market for Reclaimed Building Materials

a non-profit social enterprise (501c3) in the chicago area. their mission is to create a market for reclaimed building materials. They accomplish this by diverting materials from landfills and making them accessible for reuse through their retail warehouse, by promoting sustainable deconstruction practices, by providing education and job training programs, and by creating innovative models for sustainable reuse.

“To meet the changing educational and training needs of the urban workforce and connect them with the employment opportunities of the future, Rebuilding Exchange offers dynamic training programs that incorporate sustainability into the core curriculum.”

Providing Opportunities and Living Wages

Rebuilding Exchange believes that in order to realize a sustainable, local economy, we must provide living wage jobs to Chicago residents, working to foster more sustainable industries.

See their program here

Supporting Their Cause

They accept drop-offs but please clear your donation with them in advance by calling (773) 252-2234 or by emailing
Drop-off donations are accepted Tuesday through Saturday, 10am – 5:30pm.
Please use the loading dock door located on Webster Avenue, just west of the Metra viaduct.