ECOStep is an exciting project aimed at engaging young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in creative reuse projects. CRNI is the Irish partner to the project, and is working with its members Rediscovery Centre and ReCreate in delivering the outputs.

It will run from February 2017 to January 2019.

ECOStep Youth Project

ECOStep is funded under the EU ERASMUS+ KA2 programme.

It involves engaging youth ambassadors from Ireland, France, Morocco, Spain and Greece to lead teams into an international reuse design competition and an interactive website to communicate green job opportunities and to inspire young people to reuse. Four teams will participate from Ireland.

The project will aim to provide the youth involved with confidence in new professional perspectives, to help them become environmentally aware and committed citizens and to open up new opportunities for them in the creative reuse of waste. The project outcomes will be disseminated at public workshops as well as via the ecostep website here: and social media.

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