Press

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2014:
Green Home: Recycled Building Materials Give Way To Affordable Home Improvement (Total Household)

2013:

100 Year Old Building Gets Solar Panels (WWLP, March 2013)
Center for EcoTechnology in Springfield Celebrates Earth Day by Unveiling New Solar Powered System
(MassLive, March 2013)
Architect Caryn Brause (EcoBuilding Bargains Architect) Wins Award for Design (Waste & Recycling News, Jan 2013)
Architect Honored for Design (MassLive, January 2013)

2012:

Salvaging Home Furnishings: Claw Feet to Phone Booths (GazetteNet, October 2012)
Vintage Treasuring Hunting at EcoBuilding Bargains, Springfield, Mass. (Blog Post on retrorenovation.com, April 2012)
25 Details from My Office Craft Room Remodel (Blog Post on retrorenovation.com, June 2012)
10 Finds at EcoBuilding Bargains (The Republican/MassLive, April 2012)
This Old House to film at Springfield’s EcoBuilding Bargains on Warwick Street (The Republican/MassLive, April 2012)
This Old House stops in Springfield (WWLP 22 News, April 2012)
This Old House features EcoBuilding Bargains (The Reminder, April 2012)

2011:

EcoBuilding Bargains Relocates to Larger Facility (The Reminder, November 2011)
Demand Grows for Recycled Building Materials (WAMC – NPR Radio, November 2011)
Building Materials Thrift Store Opens (WWLP 22 News, November 2011)
EcoBuilding Bargains hosts Green Building Construction Tour (WWLP 22 News, August 2011)
Big Energy Savings with New “Green” Building (The Republican/MassLive, August 2011)

2010:

Remodeling with Used Building Materials (Berkshire Eagle, October 2010)
Stimulus Funds ‘Green’ Light Western Massachusetts Projects (The Republican, October 2010)
Valley Advocate mentions the ReStore Groundbreaking Ceremony (Valley Advocate, June 2010)
ReStore to Renovate Former Kavanaugh Warehouse (The Reminder Online, June 2010)
Follow-up Editorial to Expansion Story (The Republican, June 2010)
ReStore Home Improvement Center Plans to Expand into Former Kavanagh Furniture Co. Warehouse in Springfield (MassLive, June 2010)
ReStore Moving to New Location (WWLP, June 2010)

2009:

ReStore featured on Sustainable Valley (93.9 The River, November 2009)
ReStore featured in The Republican (MassLive, April 2009)
Detailed video explaining the process of deconstruction (The Republican, April 2009)
Local contractor Kent Pecoy chooses Deconstruction (WWLP, March 2009)
Young Entrepreneur Wins Award (MassLive, February 2009)

2008:

ReStore On NECN (video) (NECN, November 2008)
‘This Old House’ turns its cameras on Western Massachusetts (The Republican, September 2008)
Don’t Demolish, Deconstruct! (The Republican, July 2008)
ReStore Deconstruction in Amherst (Daily Hampshire Gazette, July 2008)
News 40 clip of the Amherst Deconstruction.
This Old House brief sneak peek
Photos of This Old House at the ReStore (May 2008)
ReStore and This Old House (ABC40, May 2008)
22 News – This Old House visits the ReStore (WWLP, May 2008)
TV Station to Feature Store (The Republican, May 2008)
Building Awareness By Deconstructing (Williston Northampton School, May 2008)
ReStore Deconstruction in the Berkshire Eagle
The Local Buzz

2007:

TV 3 News
Chamber of Commerce Salutes the ReStore
US Airways Magazine, November 2007
Rebuilding a City(PDF Download)
The ReStore provides lumber recovered from this house to Habitat for their new home in Springfield (TV 3, June 2007)
Business West
Springfield in the Green (PDF Download)
Springfield Recognized as “Green”
Mayor Ryan’s Press Event at the ReStore!

2006:

Too Good to Throw Away (In BioCycle Magazine, May-June 2006)

The Budget Makeover
See us in the February 2006 issue of Country Living Magazine. That’s a sink from the ReStore on the front cover!

Do-it-yourselfers’ delight (The Recorder, February 2006) 
Store Expands Wood Recycling (The Republican, January 2006)

2005:

Recycling this Christmas can save money and environment (The Reminder Online, December 2005)
Williston School Aids Building Salvage Store (The Republican, August 2005)
Carpenter Crafts Manse For Mom (The Republican, May 2005)
ReStore Deconstruction (Featured in an article in Plenty Magazine)
Give and take – Recycling unwanted items saves the environment, helps others. (Daily Hampshire Gazette, April 2005)
Restoration and Deconstruction Make Store a Recycling Force (Biocycle, Journal Of Composting & Organics Recycling, April 2005)
Restoration hardware (and tiles, tubs, lamps, windows). (The Boston Globe, January 2005)
Adaptive re-use, brick by brick. (The Berkshire Eagle, January 2005)

2004:

Green Building. ReStore Is Building Momentum for Recycling. (Business West, October 2004) (PDF Download)
Lenox building offers rooms for recycling. (The Advocate, August 2004)
Building parts to be recycled (The Berkshire Eagle, August 2004)
Builders urged to recycle waste. ReStore in Springfield cited as conduit to reuse discards. (Daily Hampshire Gazette, June 2004)
The ReStore: The Valley’s Showcase for Used Building Supplies (Green Living Journal, Summer 2004)
Profile: The ReStore. Restoring the planet-one green toilet seat at a time. (UMASS Alumni Magazine, Spring 2004)

2003:

Beyond ordinary gift wraps, cards (The Republican, December 2003)
A New Trend in Home-Improvement Stores (Fine Homebuilding magazine, #160, p. 18) (PDF Download)
ReStore expands space for building materials (The Daily Hampshire Gazette, July 2003)
Recycler enters world of architectural salvage (The Republican, July 2003)
The ReStore Home Improvement Center completes major expansion (The Reminder, June 2003)
ReStore benefits environment and the homeowner (The Wilbraham-Hampden Times, June 2003)

2002:

Hear Public Radio International’s Marketplace story about The ReStore (played June 18, 2002)
- WFCR, public radio for western New England, reports on the ReStore, “a new store in Springfield [that] is recycling items salvaged from home renovations, both to ease pressure on landfills and to provide affordable items for home improvement.” (WFCR (Morning Edition, May 2002)
ReStore on a mission to save money, Earth (Daily Hampshire Gazette, Hampshire Life October 2002)

2001:

Used building materials find new life at ReStore (Springfield Union-News, September 2001)