making reuse child’s play
Every scrapstore, is independent and usually run by a small committed group of staff, many or all of which are often volunteers. With scrapstores now busier than ever we need more volunteers to get involved in running and promoting their local scrapstores so we are launching our Scrapstore Reuse Champion recruitment campaign.
A ‘Scrapstore Reuse Champion’ is a volunteer who gives their time, enthusiasm and energy to a help in the running or promotion of a scrapstore.
Scrapstore Reuse Champion’s activities are not just confined to being in a scrapstore and there is no minimum amount of time required.
Promoting or donating to scrapstores are in themselves important ways to be a Scrapstores Reuse Champion.
Scrapstores make an invaluable contribution diverting waste and preventing the needless use of natural resources. As a Scrapstore Reuse Champion you can help protect the environment by educating and supporting other people to waste less.
Whether you’re passionate about play, art or crafts you will have a wonderfully positive creative environment within which to flourish.
If you’re unemployed; volunteering can be a great way to increase or refresh your skills and confidence which could make you more attractive to potential employers.
Scrapstores are friendly lively places with lots going on, particularly when people are enthusing about their forthcoming events or creative inspirations.
Once you are in contact with your local scrapstore you can discuss your potential reuse activities and availability.
Over the coming months we will promoting specific volunteering case studies so do come back and visit us soon.
To find the contact details of your nearest scrapstores click here.
Could you donate materials to our Scrapstores?
Donate time, money or even whilst you shop!
Use our map to find your nearest Scrapstore and pay them a visit!
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.