Reuse in action at Community Repaint Wirral

posted 20.08.2013

With the addition of Community Repaint Wirral at ReciproCity Wirral we were a little scarce on storage space at ReciproCity Wirral. The Recipro Team put their heads together to upcycle the surplus building materials we have available to create display stands for our new stock. Using surplus materials we were able to create a worktop and under counter storage and display unit using one board of ...

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

The Versatility of the Shipping Container!

posted 16.08.2013

This year?s BBC Apprentice showcased the shipping container pop up mall in Shoreditch, which got us here at Recipro thinking what else is achievable with shipping containers, aside from a retail experience with a difference. A quick look through the search engines sheds some light on some great examples where old shipping containers have become wonderful and versatile structures. We even found out...

Category: environment, general, Mike Close

Coca Cola looks to increase Reuse

posted 15.08.2013

 Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has launched a new awareness campaign to get consumers to think more about how they can reduce their waste by reusing and recycling their products after use. The campaign called ?Don?t Waste. Create? will last for 6 weeks and will actively encourage consumers to reuse their waste packaging at home and also pledge to recycle when reuse isn?t possible. The campaigns mai...

Category: environment, general

To Frack, or Not to Frack?

posted 15.08.2013

 Well this does certainly seem to be a question on many lips at the moment… fracking has created quite a stir with opinion largely divided on the now some what controversial plans to use fracking as a solution to Britain’s energy needs. For those not aware fracking is the process of drilling into the earth, sending a high pressure water and chemical mix into the ground which in turn releases ...

Category: Employment, general, in the news

Positive Q2 Stats for UK Construction Industry

posted 13.08.2013

Some good news for the UK construction industry thanks to the latest Construction Trade Survey, published this week, shows that conditions in Q2 improved across all sectors of the construction industry and throughout the supply chain. It wasn?t just the big players seeing good results from Q2 with many SME?s reporting the first rise in work activity for over 5 years. Private housing continued b...

Category: general, in the news, industry, Paul Jones

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