10 x different suppliers including CRNI members Rediscovery Centre, Back2New, RecycleIT, FreeTrade and an ICSA member; furniture clearances at UCD and Henkel; 2nd hand Office furniture suppliers Griffin Office Solutions and Aline Office Furniture Ltd; and Adverts (private sale).

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

The Project in Pictures

Rediscovery Centre staff cleaning and checking items for installation
100% upcycled or reused office furniture with recycled paint from Rediscovery Centre
Upcycled Rediscovery Centre wingback chairs and pallet table in reception
Back2New upcycled chairs and table, Rediscovery Centre pallet boxes, FreeTrade Ireland couch and Adverts rug
Before image of chlil out room
BoardRoom with upcycled table, reupholstered chairs, bespoke rosewood cabinets and recovered blue paint by Rediscovery Centre
Upcycled copper lamp in boardroom
Upcycled handles in kitchen by Rediscovery Centre
Upcycled chairs and tables in canteen by Back2New
Upcycled chairs and tables in canteen by Back2New
Project kick off planning meeting, 2 July 2019. CRNI Members Back2New Community Upcycling, The Rediscovery Centre, Irish Charity Shops Association and CRNI with Collaboration Ireland.
Roger from Rediscovery Centre with delivery of pallet coffee table
Maria from NWCPO with upcycled chair & coffee table from Rediscovery Centre
Collection of furniture donated by Henkel

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Our funders

EPA National Waste Prevention Programme

CRNI supports its members and works to mainstream reuse thanks to core funding provided by the EPA under the National Waste Prevention Programme.

For more information about the programme see here.

Project Funding

Pilot Northern Ireland Reuse and Repair Network

CRNI received funding from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and rural Affairs in 2020 to carry out a pilot establishing a reuse and repair network in Northern Ireland.

For more information about the project see here.

Qualification and Quantification of Reuse

CRNI is part of a research consortium working on the Q2Reuse project, which aims to develop a methodology for the qualification and quantification of reuse. This project will be concluded in 2021.

For more information about the project see here.