♻️ Reuse, Repair & Recycling Alert 21st June


⚠️ Important notice to members!


  • VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE! Please take the CRNI Members Impact 2021 Survey here. The deadline is next week 30th June! Questions? Reach out to [email protected]
  • We’re submitting our feedback on the Sustainable Products Initiative this Wednesday, 22nd June. You can review it here and suggest changes until COB tomorrow, 21st June
  • Are you in receipt of CSP funding? DRCD have asked for your feedback. Email [email protected] if you would like to contribute.
  • Upcoming Zoom meetings: A chat through sectoral updates and opportunities for CRNI members working in the field!


Waste prevention drop in session:

TOMORROW June 21st @ 2pm

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 860 0258 9085

Passcode: 740599


Furniture drop in session with Ellie from Refunk:

June 22nd @ 2pm

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Meeting ID: 867 4965 9811

Passcode: 902290


Textiles drop in session: 

June 23rd @ 2pm

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Meeting ID: 871 2077 2936

Passcode: 691423


Bikes drop in session:

June 24th @ 2pm

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Meeting ID: 814 0865 5865

Passcode: 039717


🗞Member news

  • Check out CRNI member IRD Duhallow talking about their ‘Relove Paint’ initiative on Cork’s 96fm.
  • Native Events are bringing ‘RE:VOLVE’ (Ireland’s first circular and sustainable campsite solution) to the Fleadh Cheoil 2022. Learn more here.
  • Join FREE guided tours & talks as part of The Rediscovery Centre’s ‘Built Environment Showcase’ Tue 28 June-Sat 2 July 11am-12.30pm. Register here. 
  • The Bike Hub have partnered with Delighted to meet up with DLRCC and Cycling Without Age Ireland to introduce a new bike to their fleet that will allow wheelchair users who cannot leave their chair to access cycling. Bookings coming soon at http://thebikehub.ie.
  • Get a refill in North Mayo! Learn more about Refill Ireland’s latest Hydration Hub in the Connaught Telegraph.
  • Congratulations to The Upcycle Movement, who have been chosen as 1 of 12 companies to take part in NCAD’s first ‘Circular by Design’ programme. Learn more here. 


🗞Other big news

  • IRL: EPA launches Green Enterprise ‘Innovating for a Circular Economy’ funding programme for 2022. Learn more here. 
  • EU: Prior to the funding call to the new EU PEACEPLUS Programme being opened, the SEUPB is co-ordinating a hybrid pre-application support workshop targeted specifically at organisations who will create new shared spaces for use by all communities; or increase the shared usage of existing facilities, and will result in an increased number of individuals and groups utilising shared spaces and accessing shared services. Register here. 
  • Global: IKEA Launches Buy-Back Program. Read more here. 


💡Business support + resources

  • GoogleServe 2022 Volunteering Campaign is now accepting registration from nonprofits. Register here. 
  • Expert Impact Mentoring offer a completely free bespoke social enterprise mentoring session to help you cut through the weeds and see a way through business challenges you are facing. Register your interest here.


 📄Policy & reports


Important deadline reminders:


🔑Funding & awards

 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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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.

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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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