Community RePaint scoops Green Apple Award

posted 21.11.2014

This years Green Apple Awards in London celebrated the continuing success of the Community RePaint scheme with a Gold Award in the Community and Charity category. Network Coordinator Martin Pearse attended the awards event which was held on the 11th November at the Houses of Parliament in London and was delighted to pick up the award on behalf of the network. The Green Apple Awards have been r...

Category: community, environment, Press Releases

Community RePaint Wirral

posted 10.06.2014

Community RePaint schemes collect reusable, leftover paint and re-distribute it to individuals, families, communities and charities in need, improving the well being of people and the appearance of places across the UK. Where to get paint: ReciproCity Wirral Unit 2 Britannia House Dock Road Wallasey CH41 1DF Tel: 0151 639 0651 Open Times: Monday - 8.30am - 5pm Tuesday - 8.3...

Category: community, DIY, environment, general, Our News, resources, Third Sector

Project Recover: New Life from Old Paint

posted 01.04.2014

Leading global design and innovation company Seymourpowell has collaborated with leading global paint company AkzoNobel Decorative Paints to explore and improve the process of recycling used paint -- thus closing the loop of paint production As part of a project jointly funded by the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, Seymourpowell have a made this educational video highlighti...

Category: community, DIY, environment, resources

Community RePaint Wirral Accessories List

posted 26.03.2014

Since taking over the running of Community Repaint Wirral, Recipro have slowly started to expand our accessories range to become a one stop shop for all the DIYers and decorators in the community. We are now confident that we can provide top quality paint at a fraction of the cost in shops as well as the accessories you’ll need to get the job done. Below is a list and price of all the differen...

Category: community, DIY, environment, Our News, resources, Third Sector

Number of Landfill Sites Decrease

posted 13.01.2014

Since the UK fell into recession in 2008 there have been 150 landfill site closures with 20 coming in the last 12 months. A recent study by BDS Marketing Research has estimated that UK landfill sites now take less than 30 million tonnes of waste. This is the lowest level of waste being landfilled and has happened for several reasons - the landfill tax escalator, moves to divert materials into alt...

Category: environment, industry, Paul Jones

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