Posts Tagged ‘reuse’

Monday, April 5, 2021

Reuse & Repair: Creating New Jobs and Enterprises through Zero Waste

This Wednesday on April 7th, from 2pm to 3:30 pm the Zero Waste Committee of Warren County, NY will be hosting a Zero Waste Webinar with a focus on local economic growth through reuse and repair enterprise programs. The program is entitled: “Creating new jobs and enterprises through Zero Waste”, with the committee being a project of the Clean Air Action Network (CAAN) of Glens Falls.

The webinar will feature four of the country’s most respected leaders in the field of reuse and repair:

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Monday, August 17, 2020

Get Thrifty: Today is National Thrift Store Day

If you’re in search of ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle, one effective way to reduce waste and conserve natural resources is through buying gently used items and supporting second hand shopping. Thrifting and second hand shopping has environmental, social, and economic benefits such as:

  • Job creation that supports materials reuse and the circular economy
  • Maintaining value of an item by keeping it in the supply chain instead of sending it to a landfill or incinerator where it has no value
  • Reducing consumption of natural resources like water, fibers, metals, and fossil fuels by getting more use of items

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