making reuse child’s play
Box of Rainbows is a Fenland based initiative funded by Healthy Fenland Fund and the High Sheriffs Award the scheme is aimed at providing a free box of creative resources every months for 6 months to 25 eligible Fenland families.
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This year Hull is the UK City of Culture and we are excited to announce the REUSEFUL UK CONFERENCE AND SCRAP SWAP will be held in Hull on:
An innovative project designed to help people in Fenland get the skills they need to become work ready and back into employment has been awarded £50,000 by the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP.
Wiltshire Scrapstore - European Social Fund National Award Winner
Wiltshire Scrapstore and Reuseful UK are thrilled to announce that Wiltshire Scrapstore have been awarded the European Social Fund Award (ESF). Wiltshire Scrapstore is a small community-based environmental charity that makes the planet greener and also helps people to use learning to improve their lives.
Worcester Resource Exchange (WRE) and Reuseful UK are very pleased to announce that WRE have been awarded the 2015 Queens Award for Voluntary Service. This unique national honour was created by Her Majesty to mark the Golden Jubilee in 2002 and to recognise the outstanding contributions made to local communities by groups of volunteers. WRE is run by a small group of staff and volunteers from the local community working hard to give something amazing back to their community.
A GROUP of university film students have teamed up with a Puddletown based charity to work on their latest project.
The Dorset Scrap Store has proved an invaluable resource for students from The Arts University Bournemouth who are working on their graduation film.
The film, entitled Litter Bugg, is a fantasy drama that sees hero Dustin Bugg seek happiness by building a friend from the litter he collects.
Here at Reuseful UK, we are big supporters of apprenticeships. We believe in training up willing participants, and giving them a valuable skillset for the future.
A really nice success story from one of our network is Sarah Towers. CCORRN who run the Bits and Bobs store recruited Sarah through an apprenticeship referral scheme.
Over the last year Sarah has completed an NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration, and also Level 2 in I.T, whilst working at Bits and Bobs Scrapstore she was enabling her to earn and learn.
What is National Apprenticeship Week?National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.
Borders Scrapstore takes unwanted materials from local industry and households and turns them into valuable resources for play, arts and crafts, benefiting some 4,000 users right across South East Scotland.
Resource 2015 THE Event of the Year and we'll be there.
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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.