Diane Cohen & Finger Lakes ReUse Honored With An eTown eChievement Award

Diane Cohen & Finger Lakes ReUse Honored With An eTown eChievement Award

CONTACT: Sean Campbell, Communications Assistant (607) 257-9699 x9929 sean.campbell@fingerlakesreuse.org Diane Cohen & Finger Lakes ReUse Honored With An eTown eChievement Award (l-r, eTown hosts Nick Forster and Helen Forster, Diane Cohen; Photo by Tim Reese) Diane Cohen, executive director of Finger Lakes ReUse, a nonprofit organization with a mission to enhance community, economy, and environment through reuse, recently accepted an eChievement Award from eTown, one of the most successful and widely distributed radio shows in the U.S., carried on 300 stations every week and podcast worldwide. eTown’s presentation of the award will be broadcast on eTown Radio Show Broadcast # 17134 to an estimated one million listeners on March 29th to April 4th. The broadcast will be carried locally on WRFI (88.1 FM Ithaca and 91.9 FM Watkins Glen), WITH (90.1 FM) and WSKG on its ...

This Valentine’s Day Show Your Love for the Community @ ReUse!

25% of all purchases on February 14th at both ReUse Centers will go into the ReUse Community Fund! The ReUse Community Fund grants people with demonstrated need store credits so that they can get the essential goods and services we offer. Community members will be able to apply for a ReUse Community Fund credit through referrals from human service agencies.  Donations made to the ReUse Community Fund are matched 100% by Finger Lakes ReUse, doubling the value of every dollar donated. Finger Lakes ReUse is committed to improving the quality of life here in our community by finding new ways to relieve poverty and promote equity through waste reduction. We are able to carry out this work thanks to the support of the community, and every dollar we earn through our sales and service fees goes directly into our programming and operating costs. We price our items at 5 ...

Thank You!

CONTACT: Robin Elliott, Philanthropy Coordinator (607) 257-9699 robin@fingerlakesreuse.org We’d like to say THANK YOU to all of our donors for participating in our 2016 Annual Appeal. Your generous giving raised $14,425 for Finger Lakes ReUse in just under two months! These dollars directly support our programs and services, like the ReSET jobs skills training program, whose Technology track is about to begin its 11th session next week,  our Deconstruction Services program keeping large volumes of building materials out of the landfills, and our eCenter, which refurbishes electronics and provides discounted tech repair services to the community and local nonprofits. At a time of year when you were undoubtedly asked to donate to many deserving organizations, many of you chose to support ReUse. On behalf of all of us at Finger Lakes ReUse, we are delighted to receive your s ...

Finger Lakes ReUse Receives ‘Environmental Excellence Award’ From New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robin Elliott Development Assistant (607) 257-9699 x9928 robin@fingerlakesreuse.org Finger Lakes ReUse Receives ‘Environmental Excellence Award’ From New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Ithaca, N.Y. . . The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced on Tuesday that Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc. were among the eight organizations awarded the Environmental Excellence Award for 2016.  Finger Lakes ReUse was honored for “turning waste into opportunities by diverting reusable materials from the landfill.” The award recognizes “those who are working to improve and protect New York's environment and contribute to a more healthy economy by advancing sustainable practices and forming creative partnerships.” "DEC is proud to present Environmental Excellence Awards to these eight businesses and ...

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