Activist and Artist Eleanor Ray Combats Waste by Giving Teachers Recycled School Supplies

Read the full story at Eco-Chi. See also this profile of Champaign-Urbana’s IDEA Store, which relocated to Urbana’s Lincoln Square Mall in late 2018.

Saving the world is no easy task. That’s why the team at the WasteShed is attempting to do it one piece at a time—literally. The WasteShed is chock-full of second-hand materials and resources for people in the Chicago area. The group provides artistic project materials, school supplies, coloring books for young ones, tools and equipment. But it is not only a place to shop for sustainable resources. Its founder, Eleanor Ray, has also created a place that is working to combat serious issues facing Chicago.

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