♻️ Reuse, Repair & Recycling Alert 5th July



⚠️ Important notice to members!


  • IMPORTANT NOTICE! If you have not yet done so, please take the CRNI Members Impact 2021 Survey here. Questions? Reach out to [email protected] Huge thanks to everyone who has submitted so far!
  • Tomorrow! Bike members drop in session. July 5th @ 4pm. (Your Zoom invite is in your Google calendar event)
  • Upcoming Green Virtual Procurement Fair info meetings Register for one Zoom session to learn about this exciting new project launch on September 28th


➡️18th July, 11am (30 mins)

Virtual Procurement Trade Fair Info Session (Register for 1 session)

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/w/87361727059?tk=pv-LH3Z_wL29ExNN37EVLVI8NjJBUvnSSo6XQNL7o1o.DQMAAAAUVyoqUxZjNzRQVDB0VVJ5bS1mR2JVQUx1czlnAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA&pwd=IyUFmdzBPB9hYOp3nk04MZ2tP4QhtA.1

Meeting ID: 873 6172 7059

Passcode: 874898


➡️19th July, 4pm (30 mins)

Virtual Procurement Trade Fair Info Session (Register for 1 session)



Meeting ID: 893 0085 4028

Passcode: 273015


➡️20th July, 9.30am (30 mins)

Virtual Procurement Trade Fair Info Session (Register for 1 session)

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/w/84608256636?tk=-3a-Vqth35e1L-ngKTARx7V6LFtHrX3C8icZe2WsfPo.DQMAAAATswuKfBZZc3BtSGxMbFItQ0lIdjFLZENMeFB3AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA&pwd=FjEFYkCnMzFjc5f3Vk8lnrF-ETKkku.1

Meeting ID: 846 0825 6636

Passcode: 314739


➡️21st July, 2pm (30 mins) 

Virtual Procurement Trade Fair Info Session (Register for 1 session)



Meeting ID: 894 8249 0158

Passcode: 615991



🗞Member news

  • We’re excited to have Frontline Bikes join our growing network. Frontline is bike shop with a social a mission. All of their bikes are used, renovated and up-cycled. How does the up-cycling happen? They train and up-skill people in the community who have struggled with addiction. Learn more about them here. 
  • Oxfam Ireland are hiring for multiple roles. See them here. 
  • Colour to Communities, a competition run by Paint Reuse Network at The Rediscovery Centre, is giving away UP TO 100L of reused paint for your painting project! Visit here to submit your proposal
  • ReCreate have been selected for the KickStart Seed Fund, a new programme developed by the Probation Service & Irish Prison Service. Learn more here. 
  • Roscommon Women’s Network ‘CycleUp project is featuredin the current edition of Elm online magazine. CycleUp participant and tutor, Margaret Browning, tells her story of being involved in a busy learner maker community. Read it here. 



🗞Other big news


💡Business support + resources

  • B&Q Liffey Valley (D22 E892)  are trialing a new ‘Community Reuse’ scheme whereby stores are donating their unsellable but usable materials and products to their local community groups and charities. The products on offer from B&Q could be anything from building materials, timber, plants and other DIY goods that could make a great difference to your organisation! If you are interested in making collections from the above store, please register your interest by completing this form and someone from Neighbourly will be in touch with the following steps. You can also find out more about the programme here.
  • We have had a number of good-as-new Dell laptops donated to us courtesy of Ogras. If you need a laptop for your organisation please get in touch with [email protected].
  • The Leadership Academy is where leaders from Irish charities, community organisations and social enterprises come together to learn from and inspire each other. Start by taking the Self-Assessment to reflect on your leadership skills or browse our Leadership Library to discover a wealth of relevant resources from accredited training to the latest podcasts and articles.



 📄Policy & advocacy


Important deadline reminders:

  • Call for submissions (IRL): Pre-Budget 2023 Submissions Deadline: August



🔑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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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.