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Reuse Minnesota and its members are committed to championing reuse and establishing it as a norm across our state and beyond. Our organization represents both small and large organizations, governmental entities, and individuals. 

Your membership provides you with countless opportunities to build your local network and gives you access to resources that can help your organization thrive.


member benefits

Networking


  • Networking opportunities with other reuse supporters
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Annual events




Visibility


  • Your company or organization logo featured on a scrolling banner on the Reuse Minnesota home page
  • Your logo linked to your company or organization website; more traffic and links back to your site
  • Online business directory listing, searchable by the public (does not apply to individual level memberships)
  • Promotion of your events on our calendar

Education


  • Seminars and workshops
  • Professional development for your employees






Discounts


  • Member only discounts on workshops, presentations, and events
  • Member first access to special reports and publications



Advocacy


  • Advocacy and messaging on your behalf on issues that affect your organization
  • Opportunity to be nominated to serve on the Reuse Minnesota Board of Directors
  • Voting privileges in member elections

Join Reuse Minnesota!


Join the Reuse Minnesota network today, and innovate with change makers to advance the regenerative reuse sector in our state.

What our members have to say about Reuse Minnesota

Kelly Fischer, Rethos: Places Reimagined

wood window repair class

"Rethos knows that Reuse Minnesota is a very valuable player in Minnesota’s reuse and sustainability network! While initially looking to expand our influence and understanding in the reuse community, Rethos turned to Reuse Minnesota as a resource for connecting our organization with local reuse initiatives across the state. Rethos is passionate about the repair and reuse of old buildings and building materials from both an environmental and preservation perspective. In addition to diverting construction and demolition waste from the landfill, building and materials reuse can help to preserve stories, culture, and historical context in our communities.

Being a member at Reuse Minnesota has allowed us to gain access to new reuse resources and learning opportunities, as well as engage and collaborate with other reuse-based organizations! We are proud to continue our membership with Reuse Minnesota and are excited for years of grassroots sustainability work to come! Thank you, Reuse Minnesota!"

Nancy Ford, Repair Lair

"Years ago I started buying used clothing and household stuff out of economic necessity and continued out of habit. There's always been an overabundance of used items waiting for new homes and I'm doing my part to provide consumers the best opportunity possible to buy used instead of new.

I worked in the outdoor industry for close to fifteen years selling gear and clothing to campers, skiers, and hikers. The outdoor industry perpetuates the myth that a person needs to spend a bunch of money to be able to fully enjoy the outdoors. My counterattack was to open Repair Lair five years ago. We specialize in repair and consignment of outdoor gear and clothing and have seen double-digit growth every year since we opened.

My ultimate goal is to provide consumers the knowledge to make educated, thoughtful purchases of secondhand goods. Shopping secondhand and repairing what you have is good for the environment and good for your wallet."


Amanda LaGrange, Repowered

"Tech Dump and Tech Discounts have benefitted from our membership in Reuse Minnesota. The directory listings and the events have helped us connect to new donors and new customers."


Reuse Minnesota was founded in 2012 and is a member-based nonprofit that supports repair, resale, and rental businesses, bringing visibility to the reuse sector as a means to lower our state's impact on the environment.


Contact us
Email Reuse Minnesota
612-314-6283
reusemn.org

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