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Review for Ruths Reusable Resources, Portland, ME, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Met Ruth at the first national Reuse Conference (ReuseConex) held in Raleigh, NC this past October. Of all the reuse organizations, I was particularly impressed with Ruth and her organization. The sheer SCALE of what she was doing - the size of her building and all the resources and more importantly, all the materials that were potentially diverted from landfills. Not to mention the great service to teachers and educators for an affordable option for expensive materials. What a concept - should be copied and "franchised" across the country. Can't say enough what an impression this visionary woman and her organization had on me - profound.

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

Hearing Ruth speak at the conference about the results.

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

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Role:  General Member of the Public & Interior Redesigner, focused on reusig clients' existing decor.