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Recently I came across this fantastic organisation that collect unwanted, surplus paint and re-distribute it to individuals, families and communities in need. I think it’s a fantastic idea as not only does it help to keep waste paint levels down but it also helps people in need too.
I’ve included a bit of information for you to take a look at…
What is Community RePaint?
The Community RePaint schemes collect unwanted, surplus paint and re-distribute it to individuals, families and communities in need, improving the wellbeing of people and the appearance of places across the UK. In doing so the Community RePaint network provides social, environmental and economic benefits. The network is managed by Resource Futures, an employee-owned, non-profit-distributing environmental consultancy, based in Bristol.
How does Community RePaint work?
Paint is sorted and stored at the schemes’ premises and re-distributed to local charities, community and voluntary groups and individuals in social need. Paint is usually offered at a low cost of up to £2 per litre.
Who runs Community RePaint?
Community RePaint is co-ordinated by Resource Futures, an employee-owned, non-profit distributing environmental consultancy. The Network has been sponsored by Dulux since its inception in 1993 and forms part of Dulux’s ongoing sustainability programme.
The website includes a postcode search, which members of the public can use to find their nearest point for donating paint or to contact their nearest Community RePaint scheme if they need paint. Alternatively, call: 0845 180 0501 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A quick video for you:
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