Community RePaint Projects on the TV!

07/04/2008 Return to news archive

Community RePaint Colchester, Leeds and Newark have all recently been featured on the television.

• The local BBC news ran an article on Community RePaint Colchester, run by En-form Environment Centre, showing details of their operations and how they put waste paint to good use. To see the article go to www.bbc.co.uk/essex/cut_your_carbon/ click ‘video’ on the interactive map and find the clip entitled ‘Recycling paint’.

• Unique Social Enterprise, which runs Community RePaint Newark featured on ITV’s “The Lobby” in March. The programme showed volunteers sorting paint and can be seen at: www.uniquesocialenterprise.com/audio_and_video  

• In February Community RePaint Leeds run by Seagulls Re-use ltd, was featured on ITV’s Calendar news. A short film showed a local news presenter discovering the excellent work carried out by Seagulls and the environmental and community benefits of reusing paint. (Unfortunately the web link for this clip has now expired.)