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Curb Alert: A Crowdsourced Map App to Reclaim 'Trash'

I grew up in Scotland, graduated and worked first for a real estate company and then for a bank. I found this deeply unfulfilling and moved to...

I grew up in Scotland, graduated and worked first for a real estate company and then for a bank. I found this deeply unfulfilling and moved to my place of birth, San Francisco, in the summer of 2010, where I landed a job for a reclaimed lumber company. It was there that I learned about the aesthetic and value of reclaimed materials. We’d take apart old barns, water containers, and public buildings and then remill the materials into products such as flooring and paneling.

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