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.

A practical interactive guide has been published to encourage more re-use and recycling of used carpet arising from all types of refurbishment schemes.

The UK government's Innovation in Waste Prevention (IWP) Fund, managed by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP), has awarded funding to 10 innovative waste prevention projects that will help move communities away from a throw away culture.

Do you wish you could be more creative? Would you like to make your own Christmas decorations – or even presents? Here are five ways to unleash your inner artist

On Monday 8 December, Community Scrap Shack, based in Stoke-on-Trent, were intereviewed on BBC Radio Stoke.

 

On Tuesday 2 December, Glynis & Margaret from Wilts Play were interviewed on BBC Radio Wiltshire.

Latest News

  • COMMUNITY REUSE CENTRE REFURBISHMENT & REOPENING

     

    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.

    Read more ...  
  • Reuseful UK 2017 National Networking Event

    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. Date : Friday 23rd June 2017 Location: Hull Play Resource Centre Booking Prices: Early Bird Fee** £25 per person Members Fee £35 per person Non Members Fee £50 per person **Applicable when booking by 5:00pm on Tuesday 6th June 2017 For any enquiries please email the team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone us on 0560 364 9391 Monday to Thursday 9am to 3pm  
  • Squirrels Community Scrap Scheme at long last to re-open there doors

    We are pleased to share with you the amazing new that Squirrels Community Scrap Scheme have at long last re-opened their doors. Read more ...