Northside Community Enterprises launched an environmentally friendly paint re-use service. The project is in partnership with Cork City Council and Cork County Council. Revive Paint at NCE recues donated left over water-based paint from 2 Civic Amenity sites in and around Cork City and recycle it into premium quality paint for homeowners, community groups, contractors, and painters. We filter, recolour and mix it into new, one-of-a-kind colours. Our premium quality paint is available for all the community (homeowners, community groups, contractors, and painters) at very affordable prices.

The Mission for Revive Paint NCE is both Social and Environmental:

  • We create training, work experience and meaningful employment opportunities, in a supportive environment, for our participants in NCE Outreach.
  • We redirect waste paint from landfill back to consumers through our mixing, rebrand, retail and distribution operations.

Revive paint NCE is available for sale in our shop in NCE Farranferris. Google maps . Please call for 021 4228123 for more information. This project comes as part of NCE’s commitment to being community leaders in eco-friendly initiatives.

Tel      021 422 8100
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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.