Green Worker Cooperatives is an eco-friendly organization that is working to build an alternative green economy in the South Bronx. In 2008, it launched Rebuilders Source. This worker-owned company recycles surplus construction materials and then sells them at a discount to contractors, landlords and homeowners. Its retail warehouse is based in the heart of the South Bronx.
In this segment, Omar Friella, the founder of Green Worker Cooperatives, talks to Lehman College students about the organization’s mission and environmental issues in the Bronx.
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