Community project saves over £4000 using Recipro

posted 05.09.2012

At Recipro our goal is to reduce the amount of surplus building materials entering the waste stream and instead redistributing the materials into charity and community projects. We have a free to use website which everyone can use but we also offer a range of corporate services for large contractors and merchants who wish to help the community they work in, whilst lowering their own skip costs.

This blog looks at yet another community project that have benefited from purchasing cheap building materials from Recipro and how this helped reduce the environmental impact of the construction project. You may have seen this project from a previous blog.

Canvas Sound - Case Study

? Over 680kg waste avoided

? 910kg of carbon saved

? Over £4217.05 saved *

? Materials donated via Balfour Beatty, Web Point and The Trustland Group

Canvas Sound is newly established recording and live sound company, dedicated to making musical services available to the wider community and addressing current deficits in musical education within Merseyside. As well as operating as a functioning live sound and recording service to the public; students and young people are able to develop and extend their knowledge of recording practices in a functioning professional environment. Through links with local schools and colleges, they offer lessons during term-time that provide students with greater expertise and valuable practical experience, experience that many students struggle to obtain. In addition, they offer lessons to the public in instrument and recording tuition for those looking to further develop their skills or enhance their interests in music.

Canvas Sound were able to reuse a number of materials, including insulation, high spec doors sets and frames. In all, they saved well over £4000* through using Recipro.

The total carbon saved through the reuse of these materials was 910kg, including a recipient saving as the material did not need to be ?remade?, and a supplier saving by diverting the material from the waste stream. Over 680kg of waste was diverted.

* based upon cost of same or similar new material, assuming no trade discount

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