Uniting Corporate Social Responsibility With Environmental Sustainability
Inside a showroom, a family purchases a sofa for their third home. Outside, a woman walks to her third job so her family can have one home to live in. An office is getting a makeover. Old desks that do not go with the new decor are thrown out of the 5th floor window, splintering into pieces as they hit the pavement. In that same community, schools and organizations don”t have desks at all.
In 2005, Rose Tourje walked by a scene just like that one. Recognizing the devastating waste that was not only hurting our planet, but doing a disservice to the community that could desperately use the discarded pieces, she founded