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COMMUNITY REUSE CENTRE REFURBISHMENT & REOPENING
Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network – CCORRN, a local community organisation based in March, Cambridgeshire is reopening its doors at 10am on Saturday the 9th of September after the team of staff and volunteers have given the customer area a much needed makeover.
The Community Reuse Centre at Unit 3 Commercial Road, March, Cambs.PE15 8QP, will have cakes, refreshments and special offers including free membership or renewal on the day.
The new look centre has also had a freshen up on the outside of the building with a Banksy style mural painted by Cromwell Community College students.
Inside visitors will be able to enjoy a lighter brighter more accessible displays thanks to the sterling efforts of a merry band volunteers, even the floor is much nicer thanks to a donation from the film set of the Peter “PAN” movie.
The Community Reuse Centre, houses CCORRN Community RePaint, a scheme which is run by a small team of staff and volunteers who collect, sort, test and redistribute low cost paint under contract to AmeyCespa on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council.
Also onsite is the creative wonderland: Bits and Bobs Scrapstore which diverts clean reusable scrap waste materials from businesses and individuals for members to use creatively in arts, crafts and play activities.
A new addition is the Re:Form new and nearly new workwear area too, featuring steel toe cap boots, hi visibility coats and gloves all laundered, repaired and remanufactured at the centre.
The Community Reuse Centre is open six days a week Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm.
Notes to Editors:
CCORRN – Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling network was founded in 2003 as a social enterprise to be an impartial and independent organisation incepted to support community reuse and recycling. A social enterprise is an organisation that exists for a social or environmental purpose. Any income is used to cover the costs of providing the service and any surplus is reinvested in the core social and environmental objects of the organisation. CCORRN Community Reuse Centre is at: Unit 3 Commercial Road, March. PE15 8QP
We Came, We Saw, We Crafted
Reuseful UK were thrilled to attend Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair for the first time between 22nd – 24th June 2018. The Fair was held in the beautiful grounds of Bowood House and blessed with sunny skies over the weekend. Over 1,100 crafters joined in the with the free Make and Take activities of making peg butterflies, brooches and bunting.
We are excited to announce our partnership with RWM, the UK's leading event for recycling and waste professionals. Under new management, RWM is now bigger and better than before with an unmissable jaw dropping line-up in place to help your business reach new exciting levels in the recycling & waste industry. The event takes place on the 12th & 13th September at the NEC, Birmingham and you are exclusively invited to attend. Claim your free ticket here!
We are thrilled to announce Reuseful UK’s partnership with RWM 2018, the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition.
Under the new management of PRYSM Media Group, RWM returns to the NEC Birmingham on September 12th and 13th. The leading environmental exhibition is free to attend, with tickets now available on the RWM website.
We are excited to reveal Reuseful UK will be exhibiting at RWM in the autumn, showcasing an interactive, creative feature at stand #4K62 in Hall 5. Reuseful UK CEO Nikki DiGiovanni will also take to the stage at RWM and get involved with a speaker session – details of which will be released soon.