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 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.
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.