Arlo Hayes Email
Arlo has a woodworking/construction background. Now, they take stuff apart in our receiving crew.
Anne Kohl Email
Makes just about anything she can get her hands on light up.
With a history in theater, software development, and more, Boet now uses his talents to advance the world of salvage!
Brad Clagg Email
Spends most of his days scoping salvage in the Second Use Prius. Yell “Hey Brad!” next time you see it in traffic.
Cashier & Yard Crew
Migrated from Michigan. Brings his midwestern sensibilities to every transaction. Keeps calm, cool, and collected so we can carry on.
Calyn Hostetler Email
Co-Owner & General Manager
We call her our general manager, but we mean the general glue that holds this whole thing together.
Used to work in demolition, now battles waste with the good guys.
Chris Avino Email
After a career slinging records, he’s now shattering them by helping us increase the amount of waste we keep out of the landfill as our Tacoma Store Manager.
Dave Lacey Email
Our friendliest giant. Holds the Second Use Fall Fest record for preparing 1100 hot dogs in 6 hours.
Dirk Wassink Email
Co-Owner & President
Fearless leader with a past career in tribology.
Ethan is almost as friendly and sweet as these lilies that popped up outside of our store, but he’s much better at lifting heavy things.
Flynn Bickley Email
Superhuman levels of strength and positive energy. Also, the creative force behind our iconic “grill” and “man eats house” tee shirts.
Graham Leon Email
Salvage Services Manager
Cray Cray for replay, this guy wants your salvage on his truck. Excited to support a team of expert salvagers, he’ll strip-out, pick-up, curate, recreate, repurpose, revamp, reload, whatever the job calls for, he’s McGeyver with beard.
Day walking salvage vampire with a thirst for reuse.
Yard & Field Crew
Resident class clown with a creative streak. Known to binge-watch Sanford and Sons.
Arguably the most cheerful, pleasant guy you’ll meet. Wore a suit to his interview. It’s still funny.
Real life wizard working their magic in our receiving crew.
Jeremy likes long walks on the beach, red wine, and salvaged yard decorations.
Jessie Lynn Email
Jessie loves old things, dead things, and dogs. You can catch her working her magic at the front desks and keeping the cashier room beautifully merchandised.
Dash Eberhart Email
Yard & Field Crew
Some people collect stamps. Dash collects dead things.
Jonathon Eaton Email
Has worked at 2/3’s of Seattle’s finest salvage yards. Hands off, Earthwise.
6-year Second Use veteran. Keeps the floor organized so you can find your item with agility and speed.
Mary Anne Carter Email
The voice of Second Use, but not necessarily reason.
Most frequently found in Receiving. Member of the salvage lifestyle since 1975. Lover of composting.
Nic is a man of many achievements, but most significant to Second Use is his role as the first-ever employee hired at our Tacoma store. Just like that, a legend is born!
When he’s not out collecting material for Second Use, you can find him on a boat.
This isn’t Nicole’s first sustainable building material rodeo. Before she joined our Receiving Team, she worked at Green Depot and is our resident expert on materials new and old.
Nils Rye Email
Receiving Crew/Wood Specialist
Self described “Wood geek,” Nils loves building custom furniture, restoring vintage carpentry tools, and Dad jokes.
Patrick Burningham Email
Co-Owner & Vice President
Spent his formative years in theater. Now uses his powers to extract material with gusto and drama.
An assemblage artist by night, a Richard works with our Receiving Crew to assemble the buffet of found objects and salvaged items that makes our inventory pop.
Once a week, Ricky steps aside from his woodworking bench and graces us with his presence. And for that, we are grateful.
Sara Travis Email
When she’s not at work in our receiving department, Sara can be found glorifying garbage or fearlessly scaling mountains.
Ted Siebert Email
Co-Owner and Tech Wizard
The nocturnal force that keeps our database running and your online browsing potential maximized.
Has kept Second Use employees hustling for nearly two decades. Do not step between this man and his work ethic.
This Midwesterner is the only person in our warehouse who doesn’t get cold in the winter. They also build really cool things.
With a degree in math and a job history of marine engineering and grave digging, Zoe can accomplish just about anything except coming up with a bio on the spot.