Wis. reuse center builds homes, reduces waste

Konkoly, Jim
October 2002
Waste News;10/28/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p11
Trade Publication
Reports on the success of Dane County, Wisconsin-based Habitat for Humanity ReStore's reuse operation. Materials reused by the store; Mode of obtaining the materials; Type of projects handled by the store.


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