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Carrie Coffey Joins Deconstruction & ReUse Network in Los Angeles

Carrie CoffeyLaguna Beach, CA – January 23, 2014: Deconstruction & ReUse Network, Inc. (DRN) is thrilled to announce Carrie Coffey has joined the organization as a representative in Los Angeles County. DRN is an environmental and social benefit 501(c)(3) dedicated to promoting and empowering deconstruction practices and the reuse of quality building materials through collaboration. Ms. Coffey joins a successful team led by Los Angeles Regional Manager Myles McGray and will help expand outreach to the region.

“We are experiencing solid growth throughout California, particularly in the Los Angeles area so we are delighted to have Carrie on board with us,” says Lorenz Shilling, DRN president and founder.  “Her hands-on experience in home remodeling and passion for reuse and recycling is a great advantage for us in being able to support the needs of our partners and reach our goals as an organization.”

Carrie Coffey will help facilitate residential/commercial projects to ensure valued materials get a second life in the community, while property owners optimize tax savings opportunities through charitable contribution. She has a degree in Environmental Studies from UCLA and prior to joining DRN, was a regular contributor for

DRN has representatives throughout California that provide deconstruction and reuse solutions for property owners and work with municipalities and building industry professionals to facilitate reuse of donated surplus salvage. Additionally, the DRN team develops community outreach programs and oversees local marketing efforts to expand awareness for the organization and the ReUse industry at large.

pe-data.cloudapp-1DRN facilitates charitable reuse of surplus property and building materials through partnerships with many Habitat for Humanity affiliates throughout California, and the Baja California community building organization, Corazón.

About Deconstruction & ReUse Network: 
Deconstruction & ReUse Network is an environmental and social benefit corporation 501(c)(3), whose mission is to promote and empower deconstruction practices and to grow a greater reuse network for quality building materials through partnerships with complimentary operations and organizations. Deconstruction & ReUse Network currently serves Northern and Southern California with partnerships that benefit Habitat for Humanity and Corazon.

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