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The ReStoration Corner

The Environmental Impact of Buying

Posted by Jackie Moore on Feb 17, 2021 10:30:00 AM

What happens to the items you buy once you’re finished with them? More often than not, they end up in a landfill. The pollution caused by manufacturing these items also negatively impacts the environment. Understanding the environmental costs of your purchases is an important part of being a responsible consumer, so let's take a look.

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Topics: 2021

DIY Friday: Let's take a look at flooring

Posted by ReStore Staff on Feb 12, 2021 10:35:27 AM

There are a ton of options for flooring and often can be pretty expensive. Jan, ReStore Manager, show off some inexpensive options to consider during this WCCO DIY Friday segment we think you'll enjoy.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Videos, DIY, DIY Friday, 2021

[VIDEO] How to Donate to ReStore During COVID-19 (Drop-Off or Pickup)

Posted by ReStore Staff on Feb 3, 2021 8:45:51 AM

If you're like most people spending more time at home than they used to be, you're probably starting to notice the stuff around you – old furniture and home goods, scrap materials from the last home improvement project, that kind of thing. Good news: ReStore is still open for donations!

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Topics: Donate, News, 2021

DIY Friday: Make indoor planters [VIDEO]

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jan 29, 2021 9:01:53 AM

In this DIY Friday segment on WCCO, Jan Hagerman from the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore shows us how you can make your own planters to bring greenery inside. It takes a bit of creativity, but requires a small amount of effort. We hope you give one of these ideas a try!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Videos, DIY, DIY Friday, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Robin Henrichsen, Donations Master!

Posted by Jackie Moore on Jan 21, 2021 1:00:00 PM

Robin Henrichsen's journey from working at Target headquarters to Habitat ReStore shows that with patience, careful reflection, and dedication, an unexpected turn can lead to new and fulfilling places.

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Topics: ReStore Staff, 2021