♻️ Reuse, Repair & Recycling Alert 22nd March


⚠️ 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.
  • See the slides from our paint reuse session with Claire Downey (The Rediscovery Centre) and Sean Darcy (Renew Enterprises) here.
  • Download the slides from our most recent check in with our bike members here.
  • Download the slides from our most recent check in with our bike members here.


🗞Member news


  • Camara Education opened their latest e-Learning centre at Ukia Community Information and ICT Centre (CIC) in Makueni County, Kenya. Learn more here.
  • Deaf Enterprises & Cork Community Bikes are hiring a project manager for their joint ‘Sign & Cycle’ project. See the job spec here.
  • Kingdom Furniture Revamp are offering 20% off all marked prices in store for the month of March! Get more info on their Facebook page. 
  • Roscommon Women’s Network are running a free creative writing course in Roscrea. Learn more.
  • Gateway to Education Limerick are seeking used school books to donate to South African communities. Make a donation here. 

🌈Highlight of the week




💡Business support + resources


  • Get Microsoft Office for your organisation for your organisation: Avail of the latest version of Microsoft Office by registering for the Enclude Tech Donations Programme before the end of March 2022. Learn more here. 
  • eLearning Bundle: Avail of the Carmichael Centre’s ‘Non-profit eLearning Bundle’ by following this link.
  • Circular Building Toolkit: The Ellen MacArthur Foundations has launched a Circular Buildings Toolkit. Learn more here.



📄Policy + publications


Important deadline reminders:


  • Event (IRL): Business For Biodiversity ENGO Roundtable Consultation, 31 March. Register here
  • New publication (IRL): Qualifying and Quantifying the Reuse Sector in Ireland. Access here. 



🔑Funding & awards

 Important deadline reminders:



 📈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

ReMark Quality Mark

CRNI received funding from the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications through the Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme to carry our the next phase of the ReMark project. 

For more information about the project see here.

Circular Textiles

CRNI is leading an EPA Green Enterprise project Circular Textiles, which will test the impact of three different separate collection systems for textiles and explore how we could manage the additional quantity of textiles that are collected. This project will be concluded in 2022.

For more information about the project see here.