Idealist.org: Making Good Ideas Travel

Rekindle is a social enterprise that is on a mission to create a culture of zero waste wood in New Zealand. This vision is being driven by Juliet Arnott, an occupational therapist, who has combined her artistic and sustainable values with a belief in the therapeutic benefits that result when people use their hands to create something from nothing. Juliet believes that participation in this meaningful and creative work has the potential to transform lives, and the involvement of Christchurch youth forms an important part of her vision for Rekindle as it grows.

To learn more about Rekindle, visit rekindle.org.nz

I heard Juliet speaking in Auckland at a ‘Green Drinks’ event, and was immediately captivated by the Rekindle idea and the visual beauty of the furniture. I decided to create this short documentary to help spread the Rekindle message. This is particularly important right now in Christchurch, with 6000 demolitions slated to happen over the next four years.

Enjoy the film, and feel free to share the link or embed it anywhere you like :)
Ash
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Idealist.org: Making Good Ideas Travel

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