August 29th 2018 - Ottawa Matters Midweek Mugging Story - Drew May
Drew May - Ottawa Matters
Midweek Mugging: Re4m owner Heather Jeffery said her goal is to reduce the amount of material going to landfills by creating something useful and unique from it.
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May 12th 2018 - Ottawa Sun Homes Section Cover Story - Louise Rachlis
May 10th 2018 - Ottawa Neighbours Business Owner Blog
Photography by Marianne Rothbauer
What inspired you to design goods using reclaimed and unwanted materials?
I used to work in the retail industry and I noticed that when retailers didn't want their display units anymore, it was easier for them to throw them out. After observing several stores in the industry over a few months, I saw the abundance of good quality items they were tossing. .............
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April 22nd 2018 - Earth Day at Mooney's Bay Re4m Event, Ottawa Citizen
Ashley Fraser / Post Media
Warmer temperatures hit Ottawa Sunday April 22, 2018 and people were out and about enjoying the sunshine at Mooney's Bay Park. Heather Jeffery, the owner of Re4m was the organizer behind a clean up at Mooney's Bay for Earth Day. Jeffery is hopeful to make in an annual event. This year 30-40 people came out Sunday morning and helped clean up the park, collecting about 250 lbs of garbage
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April 21st 2018 - Tiny House Festival Perth - Sustainable Talk
Recycling Design for Small Spaces - Heather Jeffery
At the Green Living Tiny House Festival, Heather presented a talk about the importance of reusing materials instead of purchasing new. In many cases, reusing pieces or manipulating them in some way can often lead to more authentic spaces.
There is many eco friendly factors that go hand in hand with reusing as well. CHeck out the presentation at the link below that Heather used at the festival.