♻️ Reuse, Repair & Recycling Alert 10th May



⚠️ Important notice to members!


We’ve launched a Slack channel for CRNI members to connect and share. It’s just getting started, but you can join us here


Watch it back! See the recording from our ‘Generating Corporate Sponsorship’ session with Linda Ward here.



⭐️Members Meeting: Waste Prevention. Thursday 12th May, 2pm-3.00pm

Working in the waste prevention? Join us for an online waste prevention themed drop in call where we’ll discuss CRNI member updates and potential collaborations.

Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83532875896?pwd=NUthV0hVbCsyVWh2WEF4VFg0Q1dPQT09

Passcode: 163553



⭐️Members Meeting: ReMark Quality Mark information session. Thursday 12th May, 3pm.

Thanks to CEIGS funding from the DECC we are excited to launch this third phase of the project with CRNI members. In this next phase we hope to develop the standards of the mark along with you our members, with an end goal of having a quality mark of excellence that uniquely serves businesses centered within the circular economy.  

To find out more about Remark or to get involved, we will be holding a virtual meeting next Thursday afternoon at 3.00pm. 

Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89796292873?pwd=bG4rdERpYlFhd3F2N2JtbGZsWmdNQT09

Passcode: 955961



⭐️Communications Training: Content creation (traditional and digital). Tuesday 17th May, 2pm – 3.30pm

Over 90 minutes, we’ll cover the following:

Traditional content creation: Writing and disseminating press releases 

Digital content creation: Producing content for the digital landscape

All under the lens of promoting reuse, repair, and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81799015254?pwd=ZHlaR3JRKzBqUmQ2UjhWNDV1bWJkQT09 

Passcode: 611004



⭐️Finance training: Finance for non financial managers. Tuesday 24th May, 2pm-3pm.

We’re thrilled to be able to offer you a practical session on financial management with Tony Ward, previously Director of Finance at the Wheel.

During this 1 hour Zoom session, Tony will take us through:

* Internal controls

* Management accounts, accruals, prepayments and variances

* Building a budget

* Taxation matters

* Q&A from members


Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85932480382?pwd=NUhtdDBzRDFxRTRsNGl0bUtON2VyZz09

Passcode: 506658




🗞Member news

  • The Useless Project’s ‘Disco Flea Market’ is back this month – apply for a stall here.
  • High quality recycled paint is available at low cost is available from Cycle Sense Skibereen! Learn more here
  • Do you have some spare time and would like to upskill and get some experience? Gateway to Education, Limerick would love to have you as part of their team. Read more. 
  • COVID-19 showed us how thousands of students don’t have access to online learning. You can help to bridge the digital divide by providing laptops to vulnerable communities through Tech2Students. Learn more + donate here.
  • Not all heroes wear capes! Dave Kavanagh, Rediscover Paint Programme Manager, at the Rediscovery Centre has been nominated as a Climate Hero. Watch his video in full, here. 
  • Bryson Recycling were featured in the Donegal Daily for their part in ‘Bikes for Africa.



🗞News of the week




💡Business support + resources



 📄Policy & reports


  • New publication (IRL): A report and review of Ireland’s first social enterprise policy has been launched by the department of Rural & Community Development. Read it in full here.


Important deadline reminders:






🔑Funding & awards


Awards: Enter the National Procurement Awards by 9th June

Awards: Enter the National Procurement Awards by 9th June 


Important funding deadlines:




📈Business opportunities




🤓Reading, Listening, Watching




👋🏻 Events 


CRNI Members only

We’ve updated our 2022 schedule of member events, check them out here!

Have something you’d like us to do? Get in touch with [email protected]


Public Reuse, Repair & Recycle events





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Our funders

EPA Circular Economy Programme

CRNI supports its members and works to mainstream reuse thanks to core funding provided by the EPA under the Circular Economy Programme.

For more information about the programme see here.

Project Funding

Waste Regions Logos

Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair

CRNI’s Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair is funded by Ireland’s Regional Waste Management Plan Offices. This innovative virtual platform is open 24/7 and gives visitors the opportunity to explore green and social procurement opportunities provided by reuse, repair and recycling social enterprises and community-based organisations across Ireland.

Access the Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair here.

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