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Pondering Skies - Episode 3 - Reconsidered Goods

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In this episode, we hear from Paige Cox, owner and co-creator of Reconsidered Goods, a creative reuse center located in Greensboro, North Carolina. What's it like to start and run a creative reuse center? How can a reuse center respond to a pandemic?

Paige talks to us about her journey that led to the opening of Reconsidered Goods, things that she's learned along the way, how she and her community are responding to COVID-19, and what's next for the store. She reveals how a background in the arts has helped her craft a unique experience, and we'll also hear about some interesting stories behind the donated goods her store receives.

About This Podcast

This show explores how the themes of nature, weather, climate, and environment interrelate. Visit the accompanying blog at www.ponderingskies.org

Paige inside Reconsidered Goods. Photo by John Flaherty.
Paige demonstrates one of her diy face shields.
An example of items donated to the store.
The store's polydactyl mascot, Wilson, surveys the scene.
Mask-making kits ready for pickup outside of Paige's home.
Paige and her crew celebrate their last day before temporarily closing the doors.

Be sure to check out these interesting and useful links related to this episode!

Reconsidered Goods website: https://reconsideredgoods.org

Reconsidered Goods on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ReconsideredGoodsGreensboro

Reconsidered Goods on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reconsideredgoods

Masks for Heroes website: https://www.masksforheroes.com

News & Record article on Paige and her network making masks and faces shields: https://bit.ly/2Au2dQ7

Reverse Garbage website: https://reversegarbage.org.au

Alex Eaves' REUSE! Because You Can't Recycle The Planet on YouTube

Action Greensboro website: https://greensboro.org/actiongreensboro


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