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10 Years of The Resource Exchange!

Did you know that The Resource Exchange is 10 Years Old?! Starting this month and throughout the next year we’ll be celebrating 10 years of diverting creative materials from landfill! In 2009 our Executive Director Karyn Gerred founded The Resource Exchange and began our organization’s first program, reSETS, which targeted waste materials specifically generated from the entertainment industry. On the set of our first major film strike, we saved over 25 tons of the lumber with a local union film crew. Gerred also worked with The Greater Philadelphia Film Office to write the SETS (Setting Entertainment Toward Sustainability) Guide, as … Continue reading

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Spotlight: The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

We were lucky to be featured in the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts journal, The Artful Lawyer. We’ve had great help from that program, but also from others at the Arts and Business Council, so we thought we’d expand on their article a little, to shout out to the many volunteers who have helped us — see the original article here! The Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia provides a lot of support to arts organizations in town, but The Resource Exchange has primarily benefited from two programs — Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and Business Volunteers … Continue reading

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