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New beginnings for old paint! Remanufacturing hub launched in Cambridgeshire

11/12/2015

Today, Friday 11 December 2015, AkzoNobel with Community RePaint, have launched the first UK paint remanufacturing hub for social reuse at the Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network (CCORRN) in March, Cambridgeshire....

Community RePaint Preston now open!

10/12/2015

Community RePaint Preston now open!...

Community RePaint Derby receives support from Oddfellows

27/11/2015

This year the Play and Recycling Centre has been chosen by Derby District to be their chosen charity, funds raised will be going towards the purchase of a replacement van....

Community RePaint East Berkshire are recruiting!

17/11/2015

Green Machine (enterprise) CIC, which run a Community RePaint scheme, are looking to recruit non- executive directors with skills that can assist with expanding and assisting the long term success of the business....

The Community RePaint and AkzoNobel (Dulux) partnership goes to another level

23/10/2015

On Tuesday 20th October 2015, the Community RePaint team joined AkzoNobel for the launch of ReColour, their thought leadership paper, exploring how to divert more leftover paint from landfill and recycle it for re-use by communities and charities across t...

Network Manager attends G7 conference on Resource Efficiency

14/10/2015

On Friday 9th October the Community RePaint Network Manager, Martin Pearse, went to Berlin to represent the UK at the G7 conference on Resource Efficiency....

An introduction to paint re-use

11/09/2015

The focus of this year’s Zero Waste Week is re-use so we just couldn’t resist putting together a quick guide with everything we think you need to know about paint re-use in the UK....

Marks & Spencer use Community RePaint to ‘Spark Something

21/08/2015

Marks & Spencer approached Community RePaint for paint to use on some of the 24 projects in 24 hours, as apart of the Spark Something Good campaign....

New van donated to Community RePaint East Lancashire

18/08/2015

Community RePaint East Lancashire are looking forward to increasing their paint collections, now that they have a new van, donated by Hyndburn Borough Council....

National Allotment Week 2015

11/08/2015

Brighten up your allotment space this week with Community RePaint wood stains and fence paint!...

Community RePaint East London unveils new street art mural

07/08/2015

The fourth in a series of murals using paint supplied by Community RePaint East London has been completed in Waltham Forest....

Mega Mexican Mural

04/08/2015

This beautiful mural has been created to brighten up one of Mexico's poorest areas....

Welsh Assembly Minister Visits Community RePaint Aberystwyth

14/07/2015

Community RePaint Aberystwyth welcomed Welsh Minister for Natural Resources, Carl Sargeant, as part of Recycle Week 2015....

New Container for Community RePaint Black Country

08/07/2015

A new container for lots of paint arrives at Community RePaint Black Country...

Community RePaint Cambridgeshire help revamp for Natwest RugbyForce weekend

03/07/2015

Community RePaint Cambridgeshire have help to transform March rugby clubhouse by donating paint for the makeover....

Community RePaint Support Coventry Pride

25/06/2015

Community RePaint Coventry have supplied paint for Coventry's first ever Pride event, happening this weekend....

New Craft Store for Community RePaint Black Country

25/06/2015

Our Community RePaint scheme in the Black Country have opened a new craft kit premises, which will promote the network and reuse of paint....

RECYCLE WEEK 2015: Recycling around the home - Paint

23/06/2015

We're supporting the Recycle Now Campaign's Recycle Week 2015, and with 'recycling around the home' being this year's theme, we wanted to highlight paint within this!...

Small Charity Week 2015

16/06/2015

We're proudly supporting Small Charity Week, as a thanks to all those small charities who support us!...

Dulux Manufacturer Calls for Action on Waste Paint

12/06/2015

Dulux call for an improved resource and waste management system around paint....

Social Media Success for Community RePaint Cambridgeshire

12/06/2015

Our scheme in Cambridgeshire has reached a Facebook following of 1000!...

Volunteer Week

05/06/2015

Community RePaint are helped by 508 volunteers across the UK - thank you all!...

East London Art Trail Event

29/05/2015

Our Community RePaint East London scheme are involved in the Walthamstow paint trail tomorrow!...

Relaunch for Community RePaint Weymouth

21/05/2015

Head along to Community RePaint Weymouth's relaunch, you could get some furniture and paint for a shabby chic project!...

Tweet tweet! We've reached 1000 tweets on Twitter!

19/05/2015

Community RePaint has been building an online Twitter following over the best part of the last three years....

Community RePaint Cheltenham feature on BBC Radio Gloucestershire

19/05/2015

Dave Entwistle, from our scheme in Cheltenham, speaks on BBC Radio Gloucestershire about Community RePaint....

Imagine a 'bumble bee' Golden Gate Bridge...

08/05/2015

Original plans to paint the Golden Gate Bridge in a striped fashion, for visibility, were cancelled in favour of the red primer that we know today....

Children's foundation create beautiful mural with help from Communuty RePaint Wirral

01/05/2015

Our scheme based on the Wirral has provided paint for this amazing mural, painted by members of The Methodist Centre, Toxteth, Liverpool....

Earth Day 2015 with Community RePaint

21/04/2015

See what you can do with Community RePaint on Earth Day...

Community RePaint West Devon is back on the road!

14/04/2015

Our scheme in West Devon have put their crowd funding towards a new van....

House Beautiful Feature Community RePaint

10/04/2015

Look out for our feature in this month's House Beautiful magazine!...

2014: Community RePaint Stats

31/03/2015

Infographic: See our success in collecting and distributing paint in 2014...

Progress on Community RePaint East London's mural

13/03/2015

Mural in East London taking shape....

National Old Stuff Day

27/02/2015

Have a look back and pass on your old paint to us,or breathe new life into something with Community RePaint....

Reuse Your Paint Pots

13/02/2015

Fun and interesting ways that you could reuse old paint pots before throwing them away....

Dulux Colour Britian

06/02/2015

We see the link between the Dulux Colour the Capital project and our scheme Community East London winning the People's Millions prize money, and what to expect from the artist Annu Kilpelinen....

Crowd Funding Success for Community RePaint West Devon

30/01/2015

Community RePaint West Devon ran a crowd funding campaign to raise the funds for a new van....

Memorial Garden

23/01/2015

Memorial Garden created by a primary school...

Man creates 'Frozen' Winter Wonderland

06/01/2015

A man from Wolverhampton has raised hundreds of pounds for charity, inspired by his 11 year old neighbour who is undergoing treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital....