News : Web site for recycled building stock starts today

Feb 9, 2010

 Featured in the Portsmouth Herald

Not long ago, I wrote about the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Dover, a very cool place where people can find recycled and overstocked building material. And one of my first columns was about the work of Sarah Brown and the Green Alliance, a Seacoast green business organization.

The two have teamed up with Los Angeles-based diggerslist.com to launch New Hampshire diggerslist, one of the few on the East Coast, in the august company of only Boston and New York.

The diggerslist.com Web site acts essentially as an online marketplace but deals with recycled building materials and anything related to the building trade.

To get newhampshire.diggerslist.com up and running, the ReStore has downloaded nearly its entire inventory onto the site. It's a model that's been used across the country, said diggerslist founder Matt Knox.

"So far, ReStores are our biggest partners. It's a perfect win-win fit for us and for them," he said. Read the full story here!