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REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE ALLIANCE

Reduce Reuse Recycle AllianceResources for R.I. Education is proud to be a member of the Reduce Reuse Recycle Alliance (RRRA) of New England.

RRRA Mission Statement
RRRA members work together to promote environmental awareness and a stable environment through the widespread use of clean, safe, reusable items for expressive arts, for hands-on learning in the home and in the classroom, and for creative play.

RRRA Action Statement
RRRA strives to fulfill its mission by:

  • Making materials available to non-profit and educational organizations for reuse;
  • Providing artistic and educational workshops on "what to do" with the materials;
  • Networking with businesses and industry to save safe surplus materials from landfills;
  • Increasing public awareness of planet-friendly businesses and the benefits of reducing, reusing, and recycling.

All RRRA members are non-profit community-based programs that believe in and agree to adhere to the RRRA mission statement, action plan, and code of ethics. RRRA membership is dynamic and open to similar community-based programs as they emerge.

RRRA Key Partners
The Key Partners in the Reduce Reuse Recycle Alliance of New England are:

  • WasteCap (MA & RI)
  • Donation Depot (NH)
  • Western Mass. Materials Exchange

RRRA Members
Current RRRA Members are listed below. All have an ever-changing variety of materials, including paper, plastics, fabric, wood, cardboard, and foam. It is recommended that you call first for specific requests, inventory updates, and membership/material fees.

  • REsources FOR R.I. EDUCATION
    95 Hathaway Street - Suite 3
    Providence, RI 02907
    Mail to: P.O. Box 6264, Providence, RI 02940
    Tel: 401-781-1521
    Fax: 401-781-2163
    Web:
    www.rrie.org
    Contact: Dr. Robert A. DeRobbio
    Hours:
       Sunday - Closed
       Monday - Closed
       Tuesday - By Appointment Only
       Wednesday - 10:00am-5:00pm
       Thursday - 10:00am-4:00pm
       Friday - 9:00am-1:00pm
       Saturday - 9:00am-2:00pm
     
  • RUTH'S REUSABLE RESOURCES 3Rs
    39 Blueberry Road
    Portland, ME 04102
    Tel: 207-699-5565
    Fax: 207-699-5566
    E-Mail:
    info@ruths.org
    Web:
    www.ruths.org
    Hours: Wed. 12:00-6:00pm; Fri 12:00-5:00pm; 1st & 2nd Sat. of every month 9:00am-12:00pm
    Open to Maine schools and organizations with 501C3 non-profit status only.
     
  • SHAREcenter
    Diane Doe, Director
    Academy Street
    Auburn, ME
    Mail to: P.O. Box 800, Auburn, ME 04212-0800
    Tel: 207-795-0972
    Fax: 207-784-2969
    E-Mail:
    SHAREcenter@auburnschl.edu
    Web:
    www.auburnschl.edu/sharecenter
    Auburn Hours: Tue. & Wed. 1:00-6:00; 1st & 2nd Sat. 9:00-12:00 Noon
    Topsham Hours: Thu. 3:00-6:00
    Open to teachers, schools, home-schoolers, and not-for-profit programs only. Membership covers both sites! Closed school vacation weeks and snow days!

    SHAREcenter's GREEN ZONE, a second program, is open to the public and welcomes parents and students. Same hours as above.

 

 

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