The Re-Use-It Centre in Whistler, BC contributes to 75% of the operating budget for 26 different community organizations including the food bank and search and rescue!
Would this work everywhere? Probably not, but might it work in a place like Lake Tahoe or another ski resort with a similarly large transient population? Check out this video for ways that you might implement a similar community benefit organization in your community.
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