recycling

21 Nov 2019
A national event first launched two years ago as an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday, will return to Shropshire again in 2019. Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive will be promoting Buy Nothing New Day on Friday 29 November, but for the first time will extend its 20 percent discount; for all customers purchasing from either of its outlets in Oswestry and Shrewsbury; to...
07 Oct 2019
Following the success of its street piano in The Market Hall, Shrewsbury and requests from potential customers, recycling and resale organisation Reviive is making a renewed request to the public for donations. Street pianos, usually located in a public space, encourage all musicians to showcase their talents while at the same time entertain passers-by. The upcycled piano in The Market Hall has...
05 Aug 2019
Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive is offering a pair of tickets to visit this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival for a day. The organisation furnishes the backstage artists’ reception at the festival, which takes place over the Bank Holiday weekend at the end of August (23 – 26). People with an interest in winning need to make a purchase of any value at either of Reviive’s Oswestry or...
16 Jul 2019
Resale and recycling social enterprise Reviive will combine with Telford College again in September to continue a successful partnership created at the start of the recent academic term. Reviive donated a number of its products to the Foundation course pop-up shop. Located at the heart of the college, the shop was in operation from September 2018 to the end of June this year and was run...
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...
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