Sustainable Store Concept Thrives at RISD

Read the full story from EcoRI. This is the Rhode Island equivalent of the I.D.E.A. Store.

A new student-run store at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) offers a break for cash-strapped artists and designers, as well as a boost for the environment.

2nd Life art supply sells and trades repurposed and reclaimed yarn, fabric, wood, power tools, lamps, printers, paint supplies and even bikes at its new storefront on the backside of South Main Street.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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