Cafes and food retailers can participate in a nation-wide programme and learn more about waste prevention through reuse with the Conscious Cup Campaign.
If you have a large donation of furniture contact CRNI directly on info [at] crni.ie or see here for possible approaches.
If you are refurbishing or moving into a new space, consider procuring second hand and upcycled furniture and paint for some or all of your requirements. An example of an office space provided with 100% upcycled furniture through public procurement by CRNI members is available here.
The Upcycling Project provides schools, communities and learning centers with 100% upcycled fit-outs for unique spaces.
To source individual items of furniture, or to refurbish furniture see here.
Businesses can donate clean, end of line, surplus and unwanted materials and items to ReCreate for creative reuse.
Childcare services, schools, community and youth groups and arts organisations can source affordable and accessible art materials and educational supplies from ReCreate for free in unlimited quantities when they become a member. Find out about membership here.
Communities can 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.
BounceBack Recycling provides a collection service to business clients from both public and private organisations. Contact 091 760877 for a quote.
USEL is the only organisation in Northern Ireland recycling mattresses and works in partnership with Councils, Universities, Retailers and the Hospitality sector.
RecycleIT can offer business organisations a cost effective and efficient recycling collection service in Dublin for electrical, electronic and metal.
Usel are the only carpet recycling provider in Ireland. The carpets are collected from amenity sites in Northern Ireland and brought to Belfast for quality checking, baling and shipping for 100% recycling.
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.