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Saved from the Democratic National Convention!

In case you missed it, the Democratic National Convention took place here in our lovely city of Philadelphia last week. Like with any large scale event, there can be a lot of waste and materials left to organize once it’s over. So, the DNC contacted us to see if we could help keep some of the materials out of landfill. They specifically wanted us to save any of the materials that were used to create the many signs that were hung up all over the stadium. If you attended the DNC, then you probably noticed all the signs pointing people in … Continue reading

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The Resource Exchange Gets a Mural by Chroma Dolls!

We’re incredibly happy to have Chroma Dolls painting a new mural on the side of our building! Chroma Dolls was chosen to represent Philly in partnership with Beautify Earth and Zappos in a 10 city, 10 mural, 10 core value project.  The design of the mural represents the theme that was assigned to Philly: building a positive team and family spirit. “The goals of this project are to put an end to blighted walls by empowering artists, encouraging social responsibility, and instilling community pride.” We’re thrilled that Chroma Dolls chose The Resource Exchange wall and corner to creatively express togetherness and brighten up … Continue reading

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New Bike Racks at the re!

Ride your bike over the next time you visit us at the re and you can lock it up outside to one of our two NEW bike racks! The wall-mounted rack was designed and made for us by local artist and metal worker, John T. Howell IV (who even made it with metal reclaimed from another project!). You’ll easily spot our second, ground mounted bike rack on N. 2nd St.  sporting our signature bright green. We’re excited to support the growing bike culture in Philadelphia by being a bike friendly business. If you ride your bike to the re any time in … Continue reading

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