recycling

23 Jul 2018
A volunteer job, which began nine months ago at Shropshire recycling and upcycling social enterprise Reviive, has enabled a Telford man to discover ‘a new outlook on life.’ 58-year-old Derek Murphy, who suffers from periods of anxiety and depression, brought about by a combination of the passing of his father, long periods of unemployment and 20 years caring for his disabled mother, was...
20 Jun 2018
A Shropshire recycling and resale centre has published its most recent environmental and social impact report, highlighting the organisation’s contribution to the local area over twelve months to the end of April 2018. Reviive specialises in the resale of donated household furniture and electrical goods through its recycling and upcycling centres in Oswestry and Shrewsbury. As a social enterprise...
Councillor Viv Parry and volunteers at The Furniture Scheme are trying to stop people dumping rubbish in the charity's yard
11 Jun 2018
A charity in South Shropshire is temporarily suspending all collections of donations as it struggles to cope with rubbish dumped on its doorstep. The Furniture Scheme, in Ludlow, restores and resells unwanted furniture and offers a free  collection service, but in recent months items which should be taken to the tip have instead been dumped by their door. Staff say the problem has increased ‘out...
16 Jan 2018
A Shropshire resale and recycling social enterprise is to introduce house clearances as part of its service next month.   Established as a result of customers requesting if the organisation can collect more than just reusable household furniture, Reviive’s latest offering will be available throughout Shropshire from 01 February. While there are no restrictions in terms of the type of property to...
20 Nov 2017
Two well-known Shropshire organisations have joined forces to support the first national initiative to offer an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday. Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive along with Severn Hospice will be promoting Buy Nothing New Day on Friday 24 November. In addition Reviive will be offering a ten percent discount to all customers purchasing from either of its...
21 Jun 2017
Shropshire recycling and resale organisation Reviive has installed its free-to-play piano on the second floor in The Market Hall Shrewsbury. Based on an idea originated by the worldwide Street Pianos organisation, the aim is to encourage budding musicians to showcase their talents while at the same time entertain the public. The upcycled piano, donated to Reviive in 2015, was previously located...
31 May 2017
Reviive is one of two organisations that have secured three-year contracts as reuse partners at Telford & Wrekin Household Recycling Centres. The decision comes after a successful three month trial at the sites run by recycling contractor Veolia in partnership with Telford & Wrekin Council. Reviive is based at Hortonwood 50, and complements MJP based at Halesfield 1. Both organisations...
31 May 2017
A Shropshire based recycling and resale organisation has signed an agreement with one of the world’s leading high quality furniture wholesalers to sell its products. The indefinite arrangement will offer Reviive customers SourceByNet’s Loma Living range at each of its stores in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Telford, as well as online at www.reviive.co.uk. Established nearly twenty years ago,...
26 Jan 2017
The winners of an art competition based on the theme of winter and created from materials found in everyday recycling streams such as cardboard, plastic, metal and paper, now have their pieces on display in a local gallery. Instigated by Shropshire recycling and resale organisation Reviive, Art From Waste can be found at the Participate Contemporary Artspace (PCA) in the Riverside Shopping Centre...
26 Sep 2016
A Shropshire recycling and resale centre is encouraging potential artists to enter a competition to win prize vouchers and gallery exhibition space.  Reviive has launched Art From Waste with the aim of individuals, organisations, businesses and schools within the county to create a work of art based on the theme of winter from materials found in our recycling streams such as cardboard, plastic,...
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