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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...
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...
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...
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,...
14 Apr 2016
A Shropshire based recycling and resale organisation has announced a new selling agreement with the UK's Most Trusted Online Marketplace¹. Reviive, which has outlets in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Telford, will provide daily updates to approximately 1000 listings on www.preloved.co.uk with the aim of broadening the appeal of its products to a wider, but targeted audience. Potential customers showing...
18 Jan 2016
A Shropshire recycling and resale organisation has issued ten top tips for the public to consider when deciding whether or not to donate unwanted household goods to one of its reuse centres.    The plan, put together by Reviive is as follows: 1 Is the item to be donated in good condition? 2 Has the item been kept out of the rain and other potentially damaging weather? 3 And if so, does it have...
24 Nov 2015
A Shropshire recycling and resale organisation recently celebrated its fifth birthday, five years in which it has recorded nearly 30,000 sales, opened three additional showrooms and expanded its workforce thirtyfold. Reviive was established as a social enterprise or community interest company (CIC) in 2010 by two Shropshire based charities - Shropshire Housing Alliance and South Shropshire...
10 Nov 2015
A Shropshire recycling and resale organisation recently celebrated its fifth birthday, five years in which it has recorded nearly 30,000 sales, opened three additional showrooms and expanded its workforce thirtyfold. Reviive was established as a social enterprise or community interest company (CIC) in 2010 by two Shropshire based charities - Shropshire Housing Alliance and South Shropshire...
24 Feb 2015
A contribution of furniture made by a Shropshire recycling and resale centre has enabled a Telford social club to re-establish its role as an important multiple-activity centre in the community. Reviive, which has outlets in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Trench in Telford donated £600 worth of chairs to Dawley Social Club following the construction of its new function room due to a partially collapsed...
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