Sounds awesome to me- we get things for cheap and perfectly good merchandise doesn't end up in the trash. Go salvaging! Now I just wish there were stores like this close to where I live!
Link to Houston article.
Decent list of most salvage stores by state- Think I should put this on the profile page with the other helpful links? (Like goodwill is?)
Also, something I found hilarious. I love the website ThereIFixedIt.com- it makes the vulture in me squee with happiness at the interesting reuse/fixes there and laugh my ass off at the insane and terrible kludges and rigs. But this one made me giggle because it was just so fitting here:
Now All We Need Is Some Bird Seed Bait- Favorite comment: Fixer “Stripperella” says, “It’s a humane trap for dumpster divers who are then captured, tagged and released unharmed in another city.”