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Unnatural Resources Institute

1 week 19 hours ago

Hi, all! We'd like to thank everyone who made the 32nd Annual Eastern Carolina Unnatural Resources Fair possible! We are unfortunately have to be out of the Greenville Convention Center by 6pm. Please come by and pick up these wonderful creations. 😊 All first place ribbons get a trophy!

Unnatural Resources Institute

1 week 2 days ago

It's Saturday! It's the perfect time to see all the entries with all the ribbons! We will be open at the Greenville Convention Center until 6pm today! <3

Unnatural Resources Institute

1 week 2 days ago

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Unnatural Resources Institute

1 week 2 days ago

Do you have a project that you think it's too late to enter? You're in luck! We are still accepting Unnatural Resources Fair entries before 8pm tonight only. So get them in before we hand out ribbons tomorrow. 😊🥳

Unnatural Resources Institute

1 week 2 days ago

It might be raining and dreary today, but you know what isn't? Enjoying all the creativity entered into the 32nd Annual Eastern Carolina Unnatural Resources Fair going on this weekend! It's free admission at the Greenville Convention Center so what are you waiting for! 😁

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The Unnatural Resources Fair is a place where you can display your creations and inventions made from normally discarded materials or leftovers from a larger project, i.e. Unnatural Resources.  You can learn all about this wonderful event (and fill out the signup form) by clicking the button below.

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Testimonials

A Time for Science and GO Science have enjoyed workinbg with Jackie Ponder and the Unnatural Resources Fair. During February (2017), GO Science displayed an exhibit called "Upcycle: Use It or Lose It". This exhibit was greatly enhanced by winning entries from the Unnatural Resources Fair. We also hosted an Open House to house the winners of the Fair tant was very well attended. Jackie Ponder has hosted several programs at GO Science as well as at "A Time for Science" to help the public learn how to reuse items that otherwise would have been thrown away. We are very grateful for this wonderful resource in the Greenville community. We look forward to our future events!

Maria McDaniel

Thank you for contacting me. I visited your website, and I love your concept/term of 'Unnatural Resources'! I think it does have a lot of more life, curiosity, and mystery to it than 'Solid Waste', which does sound dead and inert. I think you have truly captured the idea of resources moving and cycling through. Keep up the good fight!

Travis Cohn via LinkedIn