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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Sign up to be a Snow Angel

November 24, 2015

Register as a volunteer with the Allegheny Snow Angels program and help ensure that our city’s elderly and disabled are cared for this winter. #PGHSnowAngels is open to anyone living in Allegheny County, and is great for families and high school students. Volunteers are asked to help at least one resident for the entire winter season. Shovels and salt are available by request. See more on Instagram #PGHSnowAngels.



Share Your Reuse Projects & Get A CJ Gift Card!

January 1, 2016

We want to see your inspirational reuse using CJ-bought material! We always love to see the finished projects from our loyal customers, and with a new website design set to roll out in early 2016, we want to share even more of your fantastic projects with other reuse enthusiasts. Here's what we're looking for:

  • Made with materials purchased at Construction Junction (ideally 50% or more)
  • Include clear Before & After pictures (minimum width of 700px, height can vary)
  • Include a simple list of materials and tools needed
  • Include a brief summary of your process
  • Download and submit the signed and dated release so that we may use your images/materials on our website and/or social media and/or on printed materials and signs, including how you would like to be recognized as the maker (e.g., First Name, Full Name, anonymous?)

DOWNLOAD A SUBMISSION FORM HERE.

*Gift cards do not expire and are valid for purchases made at Construction Junction; gift cards not redeemable for cash



2016 Energy Sprout Sustainable Energy Design Competition

January 25, 2016

Energy Sprout is open to Pennsylvania-based businesses, Pennsylvania-registered non-profit organizations, local governments in Pennsylvania, and Pennsylvania residents.The competition is designed to promote new or innovative products and business models in sustainable energy throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. There are two divisions of competition: Businesses/Individuals and Communities. For all the details, visit the Energy Sprout Sustainable Energy Design Competition website.



Interested in a tree in front of your house? Apply to TreeVitalize Pittsburgh!

February 8, 2016

Fall 2016 applications and supporting documentation are due by Friday, March 18 at 4 p.m. and can be submitted via email. Please fill out the appropriate online TreeVitalize application here:

City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods
Municipalities in Allegheny County 

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Nominate an Educational Champion!

February 11, 2016

Does your child have a Champion on his/her team; someone who goes above and beyond for students with disabilities and is committed to realizing the Pittsburgh Public Schools promise of Excellence for All? Fill out a Champion Awards nomination form HERE by March 1st! The awards ceremony will be held on March 30, 2016 at the Board of Education offices in Oakland.

The Pittsburgh Learning Task Force on the Right to Education's Champion Awards recognize outstanding Pittsburgh Public School teachers, paraprofessionals, personal care assistants, therapists, school staff, principals, administrators and fellow students who, through their work, support or friendship, ensure that children with disabilities are provided equal opportunity and access to a quality education.

 

 



Crafts and Drafts

February 13, 2016

 

Crafts & Drafts is back for Valentine’s Day weekend with Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer! It’s a PGH Vintage Mixer Pop-Up!
From 12-5pm, come get a sample of East End Brewing Company’s famous Chocolate Cherry Covered Stout while you browse a selection of vintage wares, curated by the PGH Vintage Mixer. Or check out a local craft demo in the brewpub and get some beer or housemade Ginger Ale & Root Beer to go! And enjoy the supersonic retro soul sounds of DJ MB. Did we mention that admission is FREE? RSVP Here.



ABC Winter Classic

February 26, 2016

Attend the construction industry's "coolest mixer of the year". The game will be from 1:15 - 2:15pm, and the networking will be during and after the game.  $50 admission. To register to play or for sponsorship opportunities, click HERE.