Volunteer Spotlight – Sharon

When Sharon found the Repurpose Project back in the summer of 2013, she held the highpressure position of clinic manager at Shands hospital; she describes RP as opposite of her life back then, “…you know, panty hose, high heels. At that point I hadn’t yet any place to grow my…

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What are you REALLY buying?

What are you REALLY buying at The Repurpose Project? An old window for an art project? A bunch of gently used office supplies to get organized? A cool old sink for a historic renovation? …well, yes, technically you are buying stuff, but what you are REALLY paying for is US.…

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FUNDRAISING 2016 Looking Forward

We have some growth plans for spring and some donated cash would help us complete them : ) THE PLAN It has always been our desire to develop as much community space as possible. Between now and our Earth Day Festival we will be in the process of designing and…

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Notebook Tutorial

By Kylah Rail I remember my first diary, *COUGH*…I mean, “journal”. My second grade teacher hardly began passing out those sweet little deceptively light scholastic book fair order forms, and my heart was already beating fast. Mostly though, the enthusiasm fizzled out real quick; you kinda needed money to actually…

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5 Tips to Shopping at Repurpose Project

By Chelsea Carnes “So much stuff, it’s overwhelming!” I often hear customers say as they enter our brimming little warehouse. The new customers’ eyes bulge, then waver and dart warily around our retail items, which are seemingly stocked, stuffed, and stacked into every crevice of the store. Boxes of assorted hardware line…

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I Am Amazed

By Michael Myers For me, finding this bird’s nest was one of those “aha” moments that you just keep thinking about. It’s been a few days now that this nest has been floating around in my mind. To me it is proof that repurposing is as old as nature.  I…

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The Repurpose Project: Buy USED! It’s good for the planet

By Sarah Goff, Co-Founder of The Repurpose Project Buy USED!  Many people are familiar with the benefits of buying local, but The Repurpose Project is working hard to promote the environmental benefits of buying USED.  Everyday valuable materials are thrown away.  We all see it piled on the side of…

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