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“Days for Girls” Langhorne PA Team Uses Reclaimed Fabric to Create Hygiene Kits for Girls

In June, The Langhorne PA Team of Days for Girls got reclaimed terry towels from the Resource Exchange to use in creating feminine hygiene kits for girls in need around the world.  Many girls throughout the world do not go to school when they have their menstrual period for lack of resources. Days for Girls strives to “increase access to menstrual care and education by developing global partnerships, cultivating social enterprises, mobilizing volunteers, and innovating sustainable solutions that shatter stigmas and limitations for women and girls. Together, we’re creating a world with dignity, health, and opportunity for all.” As of … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Materials in “Pitch’s Stitches” Dog Collars + More!

We recently had the pleasure of meeting Sharon, owner of Pitch’s Stitches, a business that hand-makes dog collars out of reclaimed materials. Many of the materials she uses come from the re! Read about Pitch’s Stitches in Sharon’s own words below. “A necktie collar for business days, a denim collar for casual days and fabric belt or ribbon collar just for fun, all to match each dog’s personality. Pitch’s Stitches collars are hand crafted, unique, quality collars for your BFF (Best Furry Friend).   This is Pitch, the business’ namesake, wearing a collar made with fabric from re: Pitch’s Stitches does its … Continue reading

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Sagan Youth Music Video by Chrissy Jones

We here at the Resource Exchange are always thrilled to see seemingly disparate salvaged items here combined to create great art! Chrissy Jones, a local artist, videographer and re customer recently shared the music video she made for the band Sagan Youth’s song “Surface”.  Chrissy explains how The Resource Exchange was integral to her process; “I’m adamant about organic special effects and no cgi, so I bought a few of your plates of glass and shot chemical reactions for hours at a time to get the effect of a living galaxy. I found a really cool sunset matte board, fake … Continue reading

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