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The Triple Bottom Line Part 3: Economic Sustainability

August 31, 2016 / Mackenzie G / Community Involvement

When examining the sustainability of a company, we have to consider the triple bottom line: the Environmental, Social, and Economic aspects of their business. This blog is the last of a 3-part series discussing the sustainability of different brands we sell here at RRT.

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The Triple Bottom Line Part 2: Social Sustainability

August 10, 2016 / Mackenzie G / Community Involvement

By: Mackenzie Griesser The first blog of this series discussed the most obvious factor when determining a company’s sustainability: their environmental awareness.  Another important element that contributes to the triple bottom line of sustainability is social sustainability. This can be defined many ways, but for the purposes of this blog we will define it as […]

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Outdoor Apparel Companies and Environmental Sustainability

June 23, 2016 / Mackenzie G / Community Involvement

As an environmentalist in a capitalist society, I can’t help but think about how the gear and apparel I purchase are manufactured.

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Cincinnati Nature Center

May 18, 2016 / Bryan Wolf / Community Involvement, Community Partners

What can we say about this place except that we are extremely lucky to have the Cincinnati Nature Center in our city! Over and over again the CNC leads not just our region, but the entire country, in standards for trails, kids programs, play areas, and events. This has been our stomping ground for trail […]

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Appalachian Trail Conservancy

May 18, 2016 / Bryan Wolf / Community Involvement, Community Partners

If you’ve met us you probably already know: we are all AT obsessed! The AT is part of the origin story at RRT, but is also what continues to make us who we are. We have been fortunate to continually have a staff that shares our passion for the trail and have completed portions or […]

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Buckeye Trail Association

May 18, 2016 / Bryan Wolf / Community Involvement, Community Partners

The Buckeye Trail is literally at our front door! How cool is that? The BTA has been organizing volunteers, maintaining the trail, conserving and protecting lands, mapping the trail, and much more since its inception in 1954. Their efforts have provided over 1,400 miles of hiking trails around the state of Ohio. In 2012, Milford […]

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Little Miami Conservancy

May 18, 2016 / Bryan Wolf / Community Involvement, Community Partners

The Little Miami Conservancy is a not-for-profit dedicated to the restoration and protection of the Little Miami River. The conservancy helps settle easements, owns and protects riverfront nature preserves, and provides a balanced approach to economic development and land management. Our partnership with the Little Miami Conservancy started in the RRT early years. Since 2011, […]

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Outdoor Adventure Clubs

May 18, 2016 / Bryan Wolf / Community Involvement, Community Partners

The Green Umbrella, The Ohio River Way, and Paddlefest In 2011, RRT became corporate sponsors and donors for the Ohio River Way. At the time, the Ohio River Way was also the organizing group behind the Ohio River Paddlefest. Paddlefest is the premier paddling event in the Midwest and sees over 2,000 people paddle their […]

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Historic Milford Association

May 18, 2016 / Bryan Wolf / Community Involvement, Community Partners

There was no other place for RRT to start their story; Milford was to be our home without question. Owners Joe and Emily are Milford residents, Joe being born and raised here. Nature Outfitters, which was our predecessor, had a home here for about 20 years before us. The downtown area is special, hosting unique […]

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Boy Scouts of America

May 18, 2016 / Bryan Wolf / Community Involvement, Community Partners

RRT owner Joe White grew up with the Scouts. His father used the Scouting program to teach them character and discipline. Joe would reach the highest ranking of Eagle Scout. With Scouting, Philmont trips, and a 150 acre backyard, Joe was glued to the outdoors. He joined a High Adventure trip to Alaska just after […]

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