Month: July 2014

Salvage Sale-abration: We want to say THANK YOU!

Thank you Tacoma! Thank you Seattle! Thank you to the entire Pacific Northwest for supporting this local business and the salvage industry! We wouldn’t be here without YOU! We’ve been respecting the past & sustaining the future since 1991 and we are so thankful to be celebrating our 2 years in Tacoma this year! If you haven’t visited the Tacoma store – NOW is the time! Sale starts TODAY and runs the entire month of August! BOTH stores will have mark-downs on salvaged goods as follows: 8/1 – 8/8: Doors & Cabinets 20% OFF! 8/9 – 8/15: Lighting &...

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Add some Magic to your Friday this week!

In partnership with one of our #EWFamous businesses, Querk Group, we are excited to announce that this Friday, July 18th, Earthwise in Seattle is co-hosting a collaborative design and upcycling event to celebrate the launch of the Magic Room in the Pioneer Building in Seattle’s Pioneer Square! The Happy(ish) Hour Event begins with the official launch of the Magic Room. Designed by owner John Lever, here you’ll find “an intimate meeting space for businesses within the historical Pioneer Square district. This small conference room is chocked full of Earthwise goodness. From the massive wood-planked, light bulb chandelier to the...

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EWSalvage First Tacoma Workshop

[metaslider id=387]   We are pleased to have successfully launched our first #EWSalvage Workshop here in Tacoma. Over 18 die hard #EWSalvage friends braved the chilly wind and rain to gather around the old sequoia, learning the benefits of Lead Out Paint Remover. One of our guests even got down & dirty with helping scrape old paint off of various surfaces we had applied the Lead Out to. Loved how safe it felt to spread this soy-based product to our wooden rosettes, tiles, doors and wood window frames, knowing that it now rendered the lead-based paint which had previously...

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Waste Makes Good Taste

Good tasting vegetables, that is! [metaslider id=390]   If you haven’t heard of TAGRO, here is a little history. Short for “Tacoma Gro”, TAGRO premium mix soil is made by the city of Tacoma from a blend of waste water byproducts, called biosolids, and other weed­-free gardening components. Consumers in the greater Tacoma area have been using this environmentally friendly product in landscaping and vegetable gardens since 1991. The best thing about the mix is it’s FREE! Now if you need something to plant in we have 2” x 6” material at .50 cents a linear foot to build...

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