recycling

03 May 2019
An award-winning wildlife project based in the gardens of a Shropshire hospice has gained the support of resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive. Since it was established in 2016, Shelter Wildlife Together at Severn Hospice has gained three accolades: a Telford & Wrekin Council Active Lifestyle award, a BESST (Business Environmental Support Scheme for Telford) Natural Capital...
11 Mar 2019
Shropshire resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive has organised two entry-level workshops for people interested in gaining the painting techniques and skills used to upcycle and restore furniture. Taking place on Sunday 07 April and Sunday 07 July at its Shrewsbury outlet, the one day (11am to 3.30pm) workshops will be run by furniture painting expert Shereena Starmer from Shabby Nook....
28 Jan 2019
Shropshire resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive is celebrating a successful twelve month trading arrangement with a North Wales based co-operative which supplies white goods to its retail stores in Shrewsbury and Oswestry. A member of the Reuse Network, Llandudno based Crest Co-operative was established in 1998 to help disabled and unemployed people increase their skills and gain...
09 Nov 2018
A national event first launched last year as an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday, will return to Shropshire again in 2018. Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive will be promoting Buy Nothing New Day on Friday 23 November. In addition Reviive will be offering a ten percent discount to all customers purchasing from either of its outlets in Oswestry and Shrewsbury. Buy Nothing...
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...
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