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Review for Ruths Reusable Resources, Portland, ME, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Ruth's Reusable Resources is nothing short of a miracle. The tons and tons of resources they have kept out of the waste stream and given away to schools is unbelievable. What is even more unbelievable is how much business and industry throw away. Then along comes Ruths and takes it all and passes it along. If you ever saw their warehouse and then saw the wonderful service and amazing people behind this effort you would give them any award you could dream up. Our school feels their work and generosity every day. We are committed to being environmental stewards at our school and Ruth's help us do this is a big way. For example, we have not bought a three ring binder, pencils, pens, art paper, envelopes, tables, pencil sharpeners, folders, or notebooks in three years because of them.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

As the principal of this small high school, The New School, I have personally experienced the care and determination of Ruth and her helpers, I have seen my school save enough money to remain viable in tough economic times, and we all feel so proud of reusing and recycling the vast amount of resources that business and industry trow away.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I cannot think of a single thing! Honestly, they are just sensational.

Role:  Client Served & I received recycled goods from Ruth's Reusable Resources for my school.