Construction Junction - Building Material Reuse

Construction Junction promotes conservation through the reuse of building materials.
Pittsburgh’s first non-profit building material reuse retailer.

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February 5 - February 11, 2016

Greetings Reuse Fans (and recycling fans),

In fall 2015, some of you may have noticed that we placed a small bin in the City of Pittsburgh’s recycling area to collect Styrofoam. We wanted to test how much the bin would be used. Boy did it get used! It filled up at least once a day. The drop off is currently suspended, and may be permanently discontinued, owing to some serious issues.

Styrofoam can be recycled, but it's only cost effective to haul it if it's been densified. Our partner, Appliance Warehouse, has a machine to densify styrofoam to ship it economically to an end user. But it's not economically viable to collect the loose Styrofoam dropped at CJ. The only way we can get a regular pick up of this material by Appliance Warehouse is to pay transportation costs. We've reached out to other organizations, but none is able to assist or to offer an alternative drop off solution.

Questions: Would you be willing to pay $5 each time you dropped off a load of Styrofoam at CJ? Or would the fee deter you from using a CJ drop off? Would you prefer to drop your styrofoam off at Appliance Warehouse on the South Side free of charge (you have to call them first)?

Thanks for your feedback  --  Mike Gable, Executive Director

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Recent Arrivals: One of a kind items

Antique French Door Sets
Antique French Door Sets
Boxed Newel Posts
Boxed Newel Posts
Rough Face Limestone
Rough Face Limestone
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Cultured Marble Vanity Top
Corner Vanity with Sink
Corner Vanity with Sink
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Aluminum Entry Door
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Recent Arrivals: Many of the same items

If you see it here, you can Donate it here! Commercial and residential donations welcome! Have a larger donation? - contact Ben by phone (412-243-5025 ext 11) or email, to see if it qualifies for free pickup!

Patio Doors & Windows
Patio Doors & Windows
Sweet Racks
Sweet Racks
Stained Glass
Stained Glass
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Featured Department - Vintage Ranges

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CJ Q&A

Where can I find answers to all my questions?

Well... we can't promise we have all the answers (tho' we think the ultimate answer might be 42), but all your CJ questions are answered here.

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