♻️ Reuse, Repair & Recycling Alert 13th September


⚠️ Important notice to members! 

Virtual green + social procurement trade fair initiative

  • Register now to attend the launch of our ‘virtual green + social procurement trade fair’ at the Rediscovery Centre, 28th September (2 weeks time!).
  • Please give feedback on your virtual stall here by COB this Friday, 16th September.
  • See attached a members info booklet with all of your FAQ’s answered.

🗞 CRNI news

  • Circular Textiles initiative: Doing an autumn wardrobe clear out in Buncrana? The #DonateDontWaste clothing & home textile banks behind the Buncrana Library make drop off easy! Visit http://donatebuncrana.ie for info about the CLEAN & DRY preloved items to donate.
  • Last week, we welcomed our new Administration Manager, Lisa Hall to the team. Lisa will be working behind the scenes to ensure all of our admin processes are efficient and up to date.

🗞 Sectoral news

🗞 Member news

 ❤️ Supports

  • Zero Waste Europe Study Tour: Zero Waste Europe is organising its first Study Tour in 3 years – and you are invited! On 21-23 November, we will return to the birthplace of the European zero waste movement in Italy, where we will visit two of Europe’s front-running schemes for sustainable management of waste; the city of Milan and the Treviso region. In Treviso, participants will have the chance to visit and connect with representatives from the waste management company Contarina, a long-time zero waste champion in Italy. Learn more.
  • Champion Changemakers Weekend: Champion ChangemakersTM is a weekend long ‘Dragons Den’ type event which will be hosted by members of the Community Enterprise Association Ireland (CEAI) in five different locations across the country from September 23rd next. The focus of the weekend is to work with local communities in Ireland – individuals or groups – to identify, address and solve social, environmental or economic challenges which exist around them. Learn more.



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🔑 Funding & awards

 Important funding deadlines



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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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