RePaint News

RePaint News

New Life for Old Paint

01/11/2010

B&Q has started to sell recycled paint as part of a trial being run in their Sutton, New Maldon, Bolton and Poole stores! Produced by a British company, New Life Paints, the recycled white emulsion is being labelled and sold as part of B&Q’s own brand H...

Community RePaint Nottinghamshire Joins Network!

19/08/2010

Hot on the heels of Community RePaint Torfaen, Community RePaint Nottinghamshire also launched in August 2010 and once again, ‘Don’ the Dulux Dog was on hand to strike a pose! The scheme was officially opened at both the Calverton and Worksop Househol...

Community RePaint Torfaen Takes-off!

13/08/2010

Community Repaint Torfaen was launched on Friday 6 August 2010 with the help of Don the Dulux Dog!...

A Painted Passenger Paradise!

10/06/2010

Move over Laurence Llewellyn Bowen! For Homebase’s latest TV commercial, Carlisle railway station was transformed from a sombre stone structure into a painted passenger paradise!...

Dulux Makes Ecosense

08/04/2010

Dulux's new range of Ecosense paints are the result of a three year, £1 million project to create zero-emission paints. This research identified the sourcing of ingredients and in particular the pigment titanium dioxide was responsible for the major carb...

EU Legislation to reduce VOCs now in force

01/02/2010

The EU has introduced legislation designed to reduce the amount of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) contained in paints, stains and varnishes....

Cover Up the Carbon!

21/01/2010

Growing grass on your roof and other attempts to make homes carbon neutral are mere "green bling". So says Rachel Armstrong of University College London (UCL), who suggests that her smart paint can turn buildings into carbon sinks....