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Sydney Say’s: We’re Finalists!

CIWM Awards Finalist 2017 Sydney Says

Sydney Say’s: We’re Finalists!

Sydney Say’s: We’re Finalists! The Newground ReUse project has been chosen as a finalist for the Best Reuse and Waste Prevention Project Award category at this year’s CIWM Sustainability & Resource Awards. The long-standing and well-respected awards recognise the outstanding achievement in the sustainability, resource and waste industry. Newground ReUse are finalists along with four others projects with the winner to be announce at an event in London on Thursday 2nd November. The project was entered into the category for Best Reuse and Waste Prevention Project as ReUse has diverted over 940 tonnes from landfill since 2014 whilst helping over...

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Sydney Say’s: Where does the furniture come from?

Sydney Says

Sydney Say’s: Where does the furniture come from?

Sydney Say’s: Where does the furniture come from? The Newground ReUse furniture store sells new and preloved furniture at low cost, but where does it all come from? Our first source is from the house clearance work the ReUse team do, clearing out properties for housing associations, private landlords and homeowners. The team take everything from the property and then look at how the items can be recycled.  The first recycling route is the ReUse store, the items are cleaned and repaired where required to be put for sale in the ReUse store and online. If an item is passed...

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Sydney Say’s: How do furniture donations make a difference?

Sydney Say’s: How do furniture donations make a difference?

Sydney Say’s: How do furniture donations make a difference? Donating your unwanted furniture items to Newground ReUse does the following: Stops the item going direct to landfill By giving the item to ReUse, the project is able to divert the item from landfill, if for some reason the item isn’t sold in store, then it goes into the ReUse recycling process which ensures items do not go to landfill. Access to furniture for all The Newground ReUse store sells furniture donated at low cost to allow members of the community access to quality items at affordable prices. There is an...

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Sydney Says: Success

Fun Day Sydney Says

Sydney Says: Success

ReUse had its first Summer Fun Day at the new Pickup Street site on Friday 28th July, which proved a great success. The event celebrated the start of the summer holidays as well as giving people the opportunity to see our new Pickup Street building. Visitors included our customers and stakeholders who were able to take part in different activities, such as pyrography and sewing plus they could take advantage of our in-store sale. This gave ReUse the opportunity to strengthen relationships with businesses in the area and promote some of the other services available from the group, including WorkSmart,...

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Sydney Says: Fun Day!

Fun Day Sydney Says

Sydney Says: Fun Day!

Sydney the sofa is inviting friends, customers and the community down to Newground ReUse for a summer fun day.  Friday 28th July 11am – 3pm the fun day will include music, games, pop up stalls and crafts for visitors to get involved with, there will also be great bargains to be found in the ReUse showroom.  All are welcome to our first fun day since moving to Pickup Street and it’s a great opportunity for everyone to look round the new premises.  Hopefully the weather will be kind, but there is an indoor version of the fun day if the...

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