The Big Boss
The Worktrauskas aka the man behind why we all work so hard
Director of Salvage Operations
Our fearless leader braves the Tacoma to Seattle commute daily to help salvage, merchandise, and keep us on track.
Sales, Marketing, and Outreach
Ugly furniture and Lacy go hand in hand because outside of Earthwise she enjoys reupholstering and saving them.
Office Manager Extraordinaire
Alison claims she only works here because we allow dogs to come to work.
Seattle Store Manage
When Nate isn’t working on home improvement projects, he enjoys welding cute little octopuses from salvaged materials that live on the store counter
Jaymie does a little bit of everything when it comes to the arts. She designs and builds sets, is a photographer, a musician, an artist, and dabbles in taxidermy.
The Lighting Lady
Diana has been lighting the dark spaces of your homes and our hearts for 11 years!
Scott grew up in Rochester NY, went to school in Florida where he survived 2 hurricanes, and ended up in Seattle.
When not a processing machine at Earthwise, Marielle can be found enjoying the garden or in the printmaking studio!
Ash is heading to school this fall for wood working and cabinet making so she can continue building amazing items that brings her happiness!
Threw his corporate desk job out the window in favor of getting down and dirty in the world of salvage. He can be found in the shop or salvaging an old house.
Don’t let Amy’s small stature and sweet southern accent fool you, before she worked with Earthwise she was in the in Army!
Seattle Salvage Crew Lead-
When Will is not tenderly salvaging homes he is a semi-professional MMA fighter
This Seattle area native has worked every type of job from being in the military to bartending popular bars in capitol hill.
Tacoma Store Manager
Proof customers make the best employees. Dave actually applied to both SecondUse and Earthwise at the same time- sorry SecondUse, we called him back first 😛
Tacoma Assistant Manager
If Earthwise had a band, Chad would be the drummer.
In the Earthwise world of dog people Elsa is our token crazy cat lady
Don’t be surprised if you see cute little woodland creatures following her around the yard, Kyarsten knows every word to every Disney song (and sings them while working)
When he’s not teaching students about art and sculpture, he’s dropping knowledge bombs about lumber, furniture repair, and design eras.
A true salvage extraordinaire! Matt comes from a long line of salvaging old homes for reusable materials.
Bindi will be your personal shopper and gently carries cabinet hardware and plumbing parts to customers around the store…even if you don’t want it.
Don’t let his cold demeanor fool you! This pup LOVES to get loved on, he just makes you work for it.
This bundle of energy can be seen running around the store happily greeting customers.
Ukiah is the newest addition to our doggy EW crew. She works hard along side her dad as they process, put away materials, and help customers.
Like a true little brother, Archie is Clyde’s mini me and will follow Clyde around for hours happily trying to play.