♻️ Reuse, Repair & Recycling Alert 8th Feb


Members & CRNI news 


⚠️Important notice to members!


  • Please return your responses to the short VAT survey by COB this Friday, 11 February. We will use this information to inform ongoing policy work on reducing VAT for the sector. Learn more here. 
  • We’ve updated our member events schedule for 2022, check it out here and save the dates to your calendar. We’ll invite you via Google Calendar too, and more events will be added throughout the year.  If you can’t log in to our members section, get in touch with [email protected] to receive your  login and password details.


💌 We’re seeking to raise the profile of reuse, repair and recycling! 



🧠Brainstorming sessions with the CRNI network


  • Have a puzzle you think our members might be able to help you complete? Request a brainstorming session!
  • Email [email protected] to set a date and time up for a Zoom, and we’ll share the information with all of our members.


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👋🏻 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

8 February: Webinar. How can we fix Europe’s broken recycling system?

8 February: Conference. Go Green Conference. 

10 February: Workshop. EU Project Building’ 10th February with the Euclid Network

10 February: Workshop.Circular waste management lll: collection and recycling of WEEE

16 Feb: Workshop. Strategic Planning

17 February: Workshop.Circular waste management lV: collection and recycling of C&D

17 Feb, Webinar: Responsible Consumption in the Community

17-18 February: Conference. Conference on Social economy, the future of Europe in Strasbourg

18 February: Measuring Ireland’s Progress: Launch of Sustainable Progress Index 2022

22 February: Workshop. Introduction to EU Funding Programme

22 February: Networking event. Celebrating Social Entrepreneurs – Impact Investors

24 February: Contest. Social Innovation Tournament. 

1-2 March: Conference. Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference

10 March. Conference. The Irish Waste Management Conference 2022 – The Role of the Circular Economy in tackling Climate Change – Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin

10 March: Conference. National Food Waste Conference (UK)

21 March: Workshop: Designing Your EU Project

24 March: Online event. RREUSE Innovation Forum. Email [email protected] for link to take part.

24 March. NIRN Conference ‘Voices and Vision for The Circular Economy in Northern Ireland’ Save the date

26 March: Conference. Net Zero Conference

26 April: Workshop. Building an EU Partnership

5-6 May: Conference. Social Economy Europe ‘Social Economy Conference’.

12 May: Workshop.  Writing your EU Funding Application

1 June: Conference. The Wheel – Annual Summit (Save the date)

14-15 September: Conference. Lets Recycle Live



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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.