About Urban Miners
E-mail Urbanminers@gmail.com Phone 203-287-0852 Website – oh, right, you are already at the website
Bridgeport Location Official Opening March 1st, 2018
1155 Railroad Avenue in Bridgeport is a large three story building located right at the Wordin Avenue exit in Bridgeport Ct. On the first floor there will be multiple vendors selling salvaged materials, furniture made from salvaged materials; industrial salvage, architectural, antiques and more. Urbanminers will be selling there. Between now and March first we will be open by appointment on Saturday mornings. We will still have our gallery times at Fairhaven Furniture Friday and Saturday 10-3.
This Week January 19th & 20th: Open these hours at two locations:
Friday January 19th, 10-3:00 Fairhaven Furniture 72 Blatchley Ave., New Haven
Saturday January 20th, 10-3 Fairhaven Furniture, 72 Blatchley Ave., New Haven
Saturday January 20th 9-12, 1155 Railroad Avenue, Bridgeport -Please call first and let me know you plan on coming.
Contact us for details
Formed out of a commitment to environmental and social sustainability, Urban Miners salvages building materials and household goods to pass on to you at affordable prices. Our mission “ recycle & reuse goods & used building materials to minimize waste to sustain the local community.” Spport our effort https://www.gofundme.com/6p2jsd2j6g
Since 2007, Urban Miners has grown to become the forerunner and regional leader in a growing economy of retail reuse centers and salvage service industries. As of this year, we are moving towards increasing deconstruction services and selling larger volumes of salvaged materials directly from job sites, and through local not for profit reuse centers; decreasing our retail footprint in size (and increasing its eclecticism we hope).
Barn Deconstruction Video Here ! Watch the barn collapse while keeping in mind it is not , in fact, a demolition, but that, in fact, we are saving all of the materials for reuse. Enjoy the entertainment value of a building falling down , while having the assurance that it is not getting wasted – the best of both worlds. VIDEO HERE
Left photos – Two tobacco barns deconstructed in Windsor Locks. Right photos – barn in Hamden being deconstructed.
Recognized by the Hamden Chamber of Commerce as recipient of the 2012 Green Business Advocate Award and designated as Business New Haven’s Rising Star of 2010, Urban Miners also works with the public/private sector to educate and advocate for deconstruction and materials reuse.
Founder Joe DeRisi holds a master’s degree in resource management as well as a certificate in deconstruction, and has worked locally as an environmental analyst, conservationist and former building contractor. He works alongside a staff of talented others who share a vision for a sustainable future and a commitment to customer service.