Keep Usable Items Out Of Our Landfill

Habitat for the Humanities is seeking strong and able bodied volunteers to help clear the Sandstone Inn of reusable furniture and furnishings. Help to keep these valuable items out of our landfill by helping to redirect them to the second hand use “Habitat Restore”.
Volunteers Needed:
Strong and able bodied individuals are encouraged to participate
Up to 20 volunteers working four independent shifts 
Volunteers will be moving furniture and furnishings out of the buildings.
Participating volunteers must bring with them the completed waiver (link)

Habitat for Humanity Materials Reclamation Project
The Sandstone Inn
19225 International Blvd, SeaTac
Friday, March 9th and Saturday, March 10th
Two Shifts Each Day: 8:45-12 and 12:45-4
Volunteer Lunch Provided 12-1

Why Bother Reclaiming Used Materials?
Ongoing rapid development means that many historic buildings are being demolished to make way for new affordable housing and commercial space. Redirecting building materials from the waste stream of this process, and reusing them for other nearby projects is a critical component of sustainable development. There is a huge amount of construction waste, and the potential to reuse will reduce demand on landfill and new materials. When reclaimed materials are secured from an existing building site, the environmental impact is significantly lessened. Reclaimed materials are still the most environmentally friendly option for supplying materials to the home renovation and building industry.

What is Habitat for Humanity ReStore?
Habitat ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers. The items they sell are available to the public and similar to what you may see in other home good stores, such as a brand new box of tile you might be needing for your bathroom project or a vintage treasure you won’t find anywhere else. However, Habitat ReStores are more than just resell stores. The purpose of Habitat ReStores is to contribute to the work of Habitat for Humanity. When you support your local ReStore by shopping, donating or volunteering, you are not only supporting your local community, you're also helping the mission to provide decent shelter to everyone around the world. 

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