REUSE, REPAIR & RECYCLING DIRECTORY

Repair, reuse and recycling are easy steps you can take to reduce your consumption and climate impact. CRNI Members provide these goods and services with a social impact, through their social enterprises, charities and voluntary organisations.

Please note many members of our are closed to the public until 8th June or later, when it is possible for them to resume services. Please check directly with the members listed below for re-opening plans or see here for what you can do to help contribute to a just and inclusive Circular transition in the meantime.  

Reusable cups & nappies

Cloth Nappy Library Ireland enables you to try out reusable nappy kits from newborn to Potty training age for only €20. Find out more about borrowing here or the benefits of cloth nappies here

In Ireland, we dispose of over 22,000 of non-recyclable take out coffee cups every hour. Bring your own reusable cup to a cafe participating in the Conscious Cup Campaign for a discount or other rewards. Find your nearest conscious cafe here

Fashion & Homeware 

Buy or donate quality second hand and vintage fashion, accessories and bric a brac from over 450 shops in the Irish Charity Shops Association. To find your local shop click here.

Buy charity shop clothing, shoes, accessories and books / media via the online platform Thriftify.  

Buy 100% redesigned and repurposed clothing, accessories and homeware ranges from Dublin based Rediscover Fashion.

Give or find unwanted clothing, accessories and homeware for free on the nationwide platform FreeTrade Ireland or lend, give or find them on the WeShare platform.

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Furniture

Quality second hand and upcycled furniture can be bought, donated to, repaired by or exchanged at:

Creative Materials & Paint

Source affordable and accessible art materials and educational supplies from ReCreate for free in unlimited quantities when you become a member. Find out about membership here.

Buy recycled and reblended paint from Rediscover paint the Rediscovery Centre Eco Store in Dublin for €1 per 1 Litre. Please note they do not accept paint for recycling. 

Buy surplus paint from East Belfast Mission through their Restores in Belfast.

Bicycles

Donate to or buy bicycles from East Belfast Mission through their Restores in Belfast.

Buy a reconditioned or rebuilt bicycle from Rediscover Cycling in the Rediscovery Centre Eco Store in Dublin. Please note they do not accept bicycles for repair or reuse.

Give or find bicycles for free on the nationwide platform FreeTrade Ireland or lend, donate or find a bicycle via WeShare.

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Mattress Recycling

EcoMattress Recycling provides a domestic collection service in the Dublin area. Contact 018 603 619 or info [at] ecomatt.ie for a quote.

BounceBack Recycling provides a domestic collection service in the Galway and wider area. Contact 091 760877 for a quote. 

Electrical & other recycling

RecycleIT is the only electrical, electronic and metal recycling service offering kerbside, door to door and organisational recycling collections in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow. In addition to TV’s, monitors, laptops and servers, appliances and toys can also be recycled. 

Bryson Recycling delivers high quality, efficient and cost effective recycling services including kerbside collection for over 170,000 households in Northern Ireland (see here for locations) and recycling centres in Donegal (see here for details).

Workshops

Many workshops are postponed or on hold until it is possible to resume services. Please check directly with the members listed below for re-opening plans or see here for online workshops and inspiration. 

Learn more about upcycling and repair of fashion, furniture and bicycles through the Rediscovery Centre’s courses. The Rediscovery Centre also offers workshops designed for community groups and libraries – find out more here

Learn how to upcycle with ordinary household materials at ReCreate’s weekend sessions free to members. ReCreate also runs tailored workshops on creative reuse for all groups and ages.

Learn how to upcycle, sew and repair clothes through classes with Sustainable Fashion Dublin.

Offer or swap skills on exchange platform WeShare.

Events

Many physical events are postponed or on hold until it is possible to resume services. Please check directly with the members listed below before visiting for re-opening plans.

Keep an eye on CRNI’s events page for all member events including a suite of online events during lockdown.

ReCreate and Rediscovery Centre both offer children’s birthday party packages and run regular events.

Sustainable Fashion Dublin runs swapshops and other events where you can learn more about sustainable fashion.

For more information about the goods and services our members offer to businesses and public bodies please visit our dedicated directory here.

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