Can't find a Scrapstore? Start one!

Staff, Volunteers, Management, Structure, Suppliers, Marketing, Press, Finance, Vehicles etc If this all sounds daunting, please don't be put off, even though there is alot to do, there's alot of help available to you.

Think you can do it? Start your own Scrapstore?  Read our Scrapstore Checklist below.

  • Scrapstore materials are predominantly sourced from businesses
  • The scrapstores has a membership scheme
  • The scrapstore is a not for profit organisation
  • The scrapstore is a designated area of sorted scrap materials
  • The scrapstore is accessible by members at specific and regular dates & times

If you answered yes to everything on the checklist and are looking to start a new scrapstore, one of the most important things is to check where other scrapstores are in your area and to contact them.

To do this, you need to go to the Directory page of our website.Type in your postcode and click on a radius of 25-50, check to see all the scrapstores in your area. All their details are on this page. You will need their support to become a member of the Reuseful UK network.

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Latest News

  • Reuseful UK Partners with RWM 2018

    We are thrilled to announce Reuseful UK’s partnership with RWM 2018, the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition.

    Under the new management of PRYSM Media Group, RWM returns to the NEC Birmingham on September 12th and 13th. The leading environmental exhibition is free to attend, with tickets now available on the RWM website.

    We are excited to reveal Reuseful UK will be exhibiting at RWM in the autumn, showcasing an interactive, creative feature at stand #4K62 in Hall 5. Reuseful UK CEO Nikki DiGiovanni will also take to the stage at RWM and get involved with a speaker session – details of which will be released soon.

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  • RWM - September 12th & 13th, the NEC Birmingham, 10am-5pm

    Reuseful UK are delighted to announce that this year we are exhibiting at RWM on 12th and 13th September 2018.  We will be showcasing the wonderful world of Scrapstores, Creative Reuse and Resource Centres.  Nikki DiGiovanni our Chief Executive will be presenting at the show and we will also be doing the after show clear up ensuring left over event resources can be reimagined by Scrapstore members. 

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  • Reuseful UK Win National Rushlight Awards

    Reuseful UK Win National Rushlight Awards

    Reuseful UK beat off stiff competition from around the UK to walk away with the Rushlight Resource Recycling Award on Thursday 25 January at The Royal Geographic Society in London. The award recognises Reuseful UK and their project Re:Form which is an innovative relationship with Veolia diverting old uniforms and personal protective equipment (PPE) away from landfill or energy recovery, and creates reusable items through an inspirational back-to-work training programme.

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