Reuse Drives Resource Efficiency

Repair jobs represent 3% of the American workforce.

Repair jobs represent 3% of the American workforce.

Reuse enhances the integrity of materials through imagination, creativity and intelligence. From designers breathing new life into vintage fabrics to mechanics restoring equipment to developers working on downtown revitalization, we are breathing new life into old.

Reuse businesses are on the Rise

Reuse Alliance represents over one hundred reuse organizations that employ 250,000 people. Our community diverts 9.1 million pounds of waste from landfills every day.

Member Spotlight: Child Creativity Lab

This specialty children’s museum nurtures the creative mindset of children. “We partnered with the Reuse Alliance to not only learn more about best practices, but also to change the mindset of how society has typically viewed used items in order to provide more access to wonderful, environmentally-sustainable activities that can exercise our abilities to be creative”

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Our organizations create jobs while reclaiming valuable natural resources.


Find out about our organization, mission, our methods, and the results of our advocacy.

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Ready to take the next step? You can become a contributor to our cause, or participate yourself.

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“Today’s products are tomorrow’s resources at yesterday’s prices.”
— Walter Stahel

Top photo of Patagonia's apparel repair facility in Reno, CA courtesy of iFixit.