The Fort Worth-based Welman Project is a nonprofit that connects schools and other nonprofits with the community in ways that ignite creativity, environmental activism and social responsibility by distributing surplus materials from local companies for creative reuse in the classroom. In the past year, they diverted 24,000 cubic feet of materials from the landfill, which is about 135 standard dumpsters worth, mostly with their personal minivan and pick up truck. These materials have all found new life in a classroom or nonprofit through creative reuse efforts. The nonprofit received two nominations for this award. READ MORE

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