S2 Episode 19 – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: RESTORE! Interview with Jim Fessler of ReStore

May 20 2020

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In this episode:  How does ONE ReStore location divert 1000 tons of material out of the landfill? Find out in this episode. The Earth Chats team interviews Jim Fessler, Director of Retail for select ReStore locations in Chicagoland area. If Goodwill and Home Depot had a baby. Kay discovers a win win win win win (5 wins). Facelifts for old furniture. The benefits of mis-measured doors and windows. Saving hundreds of thousands of dollars.

About ReStore: ReStore sells new and gently-used home improvement goods, furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price. The proceeds are used by local Habitat for Humanity affiliates to help build and renovate more homes and communities.

In a nutshell: Before you go to a home improvement store, go to ReStore first.  

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