The Recycled Building Network (ReBuild) is seeking applications for the first ReBuild Paul Hughes Sustainability Memorial Award. These will be small $200- $300 mini-grants to be awarded in November 2013 in memory of ReBuild’s founder and first executive director, Paul Hughes. The focus of the project should be to promote an educational awareness of sustainability through green living methods. This grant will be available to youth or school groups or individuals under the age of 18. If you’re interested, please apply in one of the following ways:
Be sure to include your proposed environmental, sustainability or recyclable/renewable project including the scope and methodology of the project. Submissions are due by November 15, 2013. Projects must incorporate ReBuild’s overall mission of “educating the community in affordable ways we all can live more environmentally sustainable lives at home and work”. As our program expands, grant sizes will increase in future years. Recipients will be notified by December 1, 2013.
** Holiday Alert: The warehouse will be closed on the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend (Sat. November 30) **
With this late-season warmth, there is still plenty of time to make some outdoor home & garden upgrades before the temperature turns south, and we’ve always got a quality selection of indoor items. Heating & Cooling systems, Storm dors & Windows, Ovens, Washers & Dryers, Electrical & Plumbing fixtures… We’re sure to have something you need at a price that might surprise you!
Workshops Coming Soon!
We’ve got some great educational and instructive workshops coming soon, please check back for announcements in the coming weeks.. In the meantime, we want to give you an opportunity to show us what you know! ReBuild is looking for qualified volunteers to provide workshops at the warehouse. If you have a project which would fit in with our overall mission of educating the public on ways to be more sustainable, or if you’d just like to help out in general, please sign up or call 703-280-1719 for more information.
Cold Frames / Raised Beds Available for your late-year gardening needs
Check out our Raised Beds, built using reclaimed materials. $125 for a 4′ x 8′ frame.