Earlier this year in spring, undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) created a project prototypes and marketing materials that the Re.Use.Full team has started using to strengthen their work in Kansas City. Using their writing skills learned from Dr. Antonio Byrd’s technical communication course, students created a redesign for the […]
Sustainability measures within the home are an easy way to reduce your carbon footprint and make an impact on our environment. Reducing your carbon footprint can seem overwhelming at first. Making small, simple changes allows you to see the benefits in real-time. Here are our top 5 sustainability measures that you can do in your […]
by Beth Webb, Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity is located in Independence, Mo. We are a member of Habitat for Humanity, International, which organization is known for building decent, safe and affordable places to live. Home–just the word evokes emotional feelings of safety and love for many of us. Seniors […]
An estimated 250 donors gave their bikes, books, clothing, furniture, games and other gently used household items at the first-ever Un-Dumpster Day on Saturday, June 4. The event was hosted by South-Broadland Presbyterian Church at 7850 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Re.Use.Full Advisory Board members and additional volunteers helped direct traffic, unload donations and thank […]
Although, especially at first, it can feel like a heavy responsibility, it’s not so much the actual task of rehoming and repurposing things that is challenging. It’s the emotional attachments we have to the items and accepting what letting go of the stuff truly means.
Chances are, if you got your dog or cat from a shelter or rescue, they were already fixed before you got them. But seeing as how this is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, we’d like say a few words about the benefits of getting your pet fixed for those folks whose pets came to them the way […]