ReUse Action handles donations
to Buffalo ReUse

ReUse Action handles material sales
for Buffalo ReUse

Please join with us in a renewed commitment to Buffalo ReUse and its mission

The Latest News

Sunfields Drone Video

Masoud Zamani, of 716Drone Group, made a wonderful video of our event yesterday. Go to … Read more

Dream It, Do It

We began asking questions, researching seeds and methods, talking to other folks who’ve done what … Read more

Jefferson Avenue Corridor Community Cleanup and Flower Planting

Good Morning,Friends of Buffalo ReUse! Michael Gainer here, Director of Buffalo ReUse: Since starting Buffalo … Read more

We Need Your Help!

Saturday March 4, 10am to 3pm 296 East Ferry Street in Buffalo Please join us … Read more

Buffalo ReUse Assistance During the Blizzard of 2022

In 2007, when Buffalo ReUse first moved to the East Side and set up its … Read more

Buffalo ReUse Appoints New Board

“The founding leadership of Buffalo ReUse returns!” On Tuesday, November 29th, the previous board of … Read more

Buffalo ReUse Timeline

Organized in 2006, incorporated in 2007

Performed first deconstruction in 2007

Opened the reclaimed materials store in 2008

Extensive community programming 2008-2011

Completed 200th building deconstruction, 2011

Peak annual sales of $750,000 in 2010

Peak employment of 15 in 2010

New Board of Directors, December 2022

Store closes, sales transferred to ReUse Action, December 2022

Community programming revived, Spring 2023


Regenerate Neighborhoods

Make Buffalo Green

Educate & Mentor
Young Adults

Advocate for ReUse

Regenerate Neighborhoods

We continue to work with others to improve the quality of life in Buffalo’s neighborhoods, including personal and community safety, food security, mental and physical health.

Make Buffalo Green

We continue our work on community gardens, tree planting, beautification and cleanup.

Education and Mentoring

Educate & Mentor Young Adults

We continue to guide young adults between 18 and 30 to develop the skills they need to support themselves and their community, expand their horizons and thrive.

Advocate for ReUse

We continue our work researching, experimenting, reporting and advocating for increased material reclamation and reuse.