ReUSE Minnesota Meeting in Duluth
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CONTACT: Sarah Lerohl, Environmental Program Coordinator, WLSSD Sarah.Lerohl@wlssd.com 218-740-4784
Contact: Christine Weeks, Field Guide Communications
ReUSE Minnesota Meeting in Duluth:
A May 25th business networking event for reuse, repair, and rental businesses.
Saint Paul, Minn. – ReUSE Minnesota, in collaboration with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), and the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) are hosting a networking meeting for representatives from reuse, rental and repair businesses at the Duluth Public Library in the Green Room on Thursday, May 25th from 10:30 AM to 12 noon.
The informal meeting will introduce ReUSE Minnesota to businesses the Duluth area, facilitate business-to-business networking, and brainstorm ideas for promoting reuse in greater Minnesota.
ReUSE Minnesota is a membership network dedicated to promoting the state’s reuse sector, which is made up of reuse, rental and repair businesses. The sector includes of a wide range of businesses from used book, antique and thrift stores to bike, appliance and engine repair shops, and extends to rental and second-hand building material centers.
“Our state’s reuse economy generated over $10 billion in sales in 2015 and we want to see it continue to grow,” notes Madalyn Cioci of ReUSE Minnesota and the MPCA. “By connecting businesses in the sector, we can help each other and work together to create more even momentum around reuse, rental and repair.”
“The mission of ReUSE Minnesota aligns with our own goals to protect natural resources and can offer valuable support to area businesses,” notes Sarah Lerohl of WLSSD.
ReUSE Minnesota has hosted similar gatherings in Saint Paul and Clay County in the past year. This is their first event in Duluth. The meeting is free and open to all.
WHAT: ReUSE Minnesota Meeting in Duluth
WHEN: Thursday, May 25th, 2017
WHERE: Duluth Public Library – Green Room, 520 W. Superior Street Duluth, MN 55802