ReStore are stores that sell "new and gently-used home improvement goods, furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price". There are 825 in the USA and Canada, and all proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity.
Two entrepreneurial types have decided to refresh their local ReStore, each in their own way.
Katelyn Rauhut has focused on improving the recycling at the ReStore she works at. That is paper and other recyclables, but also household items.
Jake Brandt has taken another approach to the ReStore he is setting up. He has decided to make a point of the store being presented as a retail store rather than a rummage sale. This includes using artwork made from material at ReStore.
Two great innovators to refresh the consignment shop, making it an attractive place to recycle valuable goods.