Since its inception in 1993, Community RePaint has been working to reuse as much leftover paint as possible, redistributing 5.5 million litres to community organisations and low-income individuals at affordable prices, and providing training opportunities for people out of work up and down the country.
With global resource use predicted to double by 2060 if trends continue, Global Recycling Day is aiming to shine a light on the power of education to change public attitudes towards recycling and consumption.
The top 10 in Resource’s annual list of influencers, the Hot 100, has been announced, with Cat Fletcher, Reuse Manager at Brighton and Hove City Council and co-founder of reuse network Freegle, taking the top spot.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has released its final report from its inquiry into the sustainability of the fashion industry, calling for sweeping changes to improve working conditions and reduce the amount of waste produced in the supply chain.
A UN report published at the World Economic Forum says 250 million tonnes of e-waste could be produced annually by 2050, unless systemic change takes place to make the production of electronics more circular.