How did this Spokane organization divert 5,000 tons of building materials from the waste stream and utilize recyclable goods to build more than 20 affordable homes for local families in need in the last 11 years?
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Rebuild. As an ecumenical Christian nonprofit serving families around the world, Habitat for Humanity believes in good stewardship of the resources it’s been given. The Habitat for Humanity Store and others across the nation provide environmentally and socially responsible ways to keep reusable materials out of the waste stream, and provide funding for Habitat’s work to build affordable homes for more than 300,000 families worldwide. Along with countless volunteers and neighbors, Habitat is “eliminating poverty housing in Spokane” – one family at a time.
So how does it work? (more…)