Achievements

Since 2005, ReUse Works has been operating Appliance Depot, a self-sustaining job training business that salvages, refurbishes, and sells used appliances.  This innovative business model partners with social service agencies to provide job training for low income residents who help run the business.  Appliance sales support the training program without any additional subsidy from government or private sources.

 
Achievements in numbers:

40,000 Unwanted appliances diverted from the waste stream
25,000  Community members who donated appliances
10,500 Appliances saved for reuse by low income households
3,000 Tons of scrap metal recycled
400  Low income residents who received work experience and training
14 Jobs created
$3 million Revenue generated by converting trash into treasure
11 Years in operation

               

A Project of ReuseWorks

Appliance Depot is a project of ReUse Works, a nonprofit organization with a mission to create jobs from waste.

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