Awareness Days 2022

This year, we're seeking to collaborate with CRNI members to raise the profile of reuse, repair and recycling.

Check out the list of Awareness Days happening in 2022  and let us know if you’d like to partner with us to generate some media coverage

We’d love to work together to:

-Create interview opportunities (press/radio/video)

-Write and disseminate press releases

-Run joint social media campaigns

If theres an awareness day or event we haven’t included, feel free to pitch it to us!

1 March  Stop Food Waste Day

8 March International Women’s Day

18 March Global Recycling Day

22 March World Water Day

28 March Earth Hour

18 April Fashion Revolution Week

22 April Earth Day

14 May Bike Week

June Pride Month

June TBC Stop Food Waste Week

1 June Volunteers Week

5 June World Environment Day

8 June World Oceans Day

16 June World Refill Day

21 June World Wellbeing Week

July Plastic Free July

3 July International Plastic Bag Free Day

September Second Hand September

5 September Zero Waste Week

20th September Recycling Week

October Reuse month

4 October No Disposable Cup Day

8 October World Circular Textiles Day

11 October Climate Action Week

14 October International E-waste Day

16 October World Food Day

17 October International Repair Day

11 November Social Enterprise Day

19 November European Week for Waste Reduction

26 November Buy Nothing Day

3 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities

5 December International Volunteers Day

5 December World Soil Day

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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.