Archive / The Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange

Nr. CAB-09 / ongoing / United States

The Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange


Nonprofit that works with local and national businesses to source materials for teachers and nonprofit organizations, to support creative thinking in our youth, and to reduce waste

Initiator(s)

Barbara Koenen

Description

The Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange (CCRx) is a 501c3 nonprofit that works with local and national businesses to source materials for teachers and non-profit organizations, to support creative thinking in our youth, and to reduce waste. CCRx educates and empowers the public to rethink surplus through events and creative reuse programming and workshops.
You've heard of the three r's: reduce, reuse, recycle. The Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is focused on reuse. We believe that "trash is just a failure of imagination."

Location

United States

Goals

CCRx inspires creativity, empowerment, efficiency and environmentalism by reimagining and redistributing surplus to folks who really need it. We believe that trash is just "a failure of imagination."

Beneficial outcomes

Inspiring creativity, empowerment, efficiency and environmentalism by reimagining and redistributing surplus to folks who really need.

Maintained by

Barbara Koenen

Users

school children, teachers, non-profit organisations

Links

https://www.creativechirx.org/