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Habitat ReStores

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A Habitat supporter built this greenhouse almost entirely from used materials purchased from the Habitat Kansas City ReStore. Habitat ReStores are resale outlets that accept donations of building materials, home goods, furniture and appliances and sell them to the public at a fraction of the retail price. In 2012, Habitat ReStore resale outlets diverted more than 200,000 tons of used building materials from U.S. landfills last year and raised more than $76 million to help build and renovate more affordable homes.

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  1. Dallas Goodwin September 18, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    This is so exciting iv been looking into all the different options for greenbuilding. I absolutly love the cob houses and the edible green roofs and all the tiny homes and shipping container homes etc…. I so want to volunteer to help build I am a single mother and we were homeless from Nov 2013 until May 2014 so I know how awful it can be and would love the buikding knowledge so I can buikd a house for me and my kiddos

  2. chuan July 23, 2013 at 10:21 pm

    Every drop makes an ocean. Let not forget of water efficiency with innovative cost saving and touch-less with hydro-gen technology.

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