RePaint News

RePaint News

B&Q donate vouchers for Community RePaint projects

02/12/2007

B&Q have kindly donated £200 of vouchers to Community RePaint. The vouchers will be used as prizes in two competitions (2 x £100)....

Network Training Events a Success

24/11/2007

Thanks for all of you that attending these events. We had very positive feedback from both Leeds and London and there was a lot of interest from organisations who are thinking about setting up a Community RePaint project....

Community RePaint Bradford reaches 150,000 litres Milestone!

16/11/2007

Community RePaint Bradford has saved 150,000 litres of paint going to landfill since the project began in 2001 making it one of the largest projects in the Community RePaint network collecting on average 1,800 litres a month....

Community RePaint Wirral is One Year Old!

22/10/2007

Over 50 voluntary and community groups have signed up as members to Community RePaint Wirral, ranging from Hooton Airfield to Hoylake Methodist Church to Rugby Clubs to Drug Rehabilitation Centres....

Community RePaint Network Training Events

12/09/2007

This year we’re holding two Community RePaint training events, in Leeds (Tuesday 30th October) and London (Thursday 8th November)....

Glastonbury 'paint' festival

02/07/2007

If you were at Glastonbury festival this year you may have come across one of the delightfully painted recycling bins. Old oil drums were reused to collect recycling and rubbish from festival goers and had been painted using paint donated from Community R...

Waste Strategy for England 2007: Paint

24/04/2007

The strategy, published in May, states that “the government intends to take forward work on decorative paints …...

Unique Social Enterprise makes the final 15

23/04/2007

Unique Social Enterprise, who run Community RePaint Newark, has beaten off stiff opposition to reach the final 15 candidates of the Enterprising Solutions Awards....

Nat West Cricket Force proves a success again

10/04/2007

This years NatWest CricketForce event has proved popular for the third year running amonst our Community RePaint schemes. This year 14 schemes supplied 3,000 litres of paint to 38 cricket clubs for their redecoration projects....

Our survey said?

23/03/2007

The results from the annual survey show that in 2006 we managed to redistribute 208,000 litres of paint to 11,000 beneficiaries. Additionally, operation of the network supported 90 (part-time and full-time) jobs, 140 volunteer positions and the roll-out o...

Painting Scheme a National First!

19/01/2007

Newark and Sherwood Homes, in association with the Unique Scrap Store in Newark, are able to offer district council tenants and leaseholders low-cost paint under a new groundbreaking pilot scheme....