A huge 1,245 litres of paint were collected by staff at Slough’s Dulux headquarters.

To create the new school mural, creative director Marianne Shillingford held a workshop with the students to design the feature and the decorating experts at Dulux went along to the school in Ragstone Road to help them paint it.

Paul Murgett, sustainability marketing manager at Dulux says:  “We did some research and found that half of us in the UK are hoarding between four to twenty tins of unused paints from previous DIY jobs. Rather than let them gather dust, we created a campaign designed to help us all pass it on to those who need it. So far, we’ve seen schemes up and down the country benefit and we’re really proud to have been able to support our local community here in Slough too. “

School mural painted using cheap and affordable recycled paint from Community RePaint scheme. Group of 10 volunteers in Dulux branded t-shirts next to painted school mural.

Read more in the Slough & South Bucks Observer here.

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