Dave Bennink of Re-Use Consulting has trained groups in 44 States/4 Provinces, helping start new sustainable businesses and diverting over 100,000,000 pounds from landfills. He focuses on helping lower-income homeowners, ’green-collar’ job creation, historic preservation, and sustainable building. Re-Use has completed over 1000 deconstruction projects, and has worked on 3500+ projects. To keep in practice, Bennink also runs a reuse store and deconstruction contracting firm, markets reclaimed wood, and salvages and sells mature landscaping from jobsites. Voted National Deconstructor of the Year, he also recently won a Sustainable Leadership Award in 2015 and 2017 National Reuse Educator of the Year.