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Reuse Week

5th - 11th March 2018

Pass it on, repair, refurbish, repurpose, maintain and lend are all ways we can give a new lease of life to the items we own.  Reusing things cuts down how much we waste and consume which is good for the planet and our pockets.  REUSE Week celebrates many of the wonderful groups and organisations in Devon that are encouraging us to think differently about the stuff we already own, what we buy and what we throw away.  Throughout this week, these diverse organisations will be offering events and promotions to enable you to be inspired by what they do, have fun and reuse all at the same time.  Check out the listings below for further information.

This week is also a chance to consider holding your own Reuse event, perhaps by using either our Clothes Swap or Give & Take toolkit.  Or visit Reuse It – our online directory of reuse opportunities in Devon’s market towns.

Throughout the Week

Exeter Scrapstore - 10% off New Memberships during REUSE week

Recycling Centres - Free entry into a prize draw for a chance to 1x £20 voucher and 3 x £10 voucher to spend in the reuse shops. Please see the Terms and Conditions.

Hospiscare - 10% - discount on all charity shops in Devon during Reuse Week.
30% - discount on Furniture Warehouse during Reuse Week.

Exeter Arts Trail - Follow the arts trail around Exeter to see great art made from recycled materials and brilliant reuse organisations at the same time. These organisations are Jelly Charity Shop: EX4 3AN, Sobey's Vintage Shop: EX4 3LS, Exeter Library: EX4 3PQ, Devon Air Ambulance: EX1 2AT and Exeter Scrapstore: EX1 2DH.

Tuesday 6th March

Merry Go Round Toy Library - 2 for 1 hire on all toys - 1pm - 4pm

Tiverton Give and Take event - 10am - 2pm @ CreaTIV Hub Shop

Wowscrapstore North Devon - FREE scrap-tastic fun session for under 5's and their families. 9.30am - 12.30noon

Wednesday 7th March

Tiverton Give and Take event - 10am - 2pm @ CreaTIV Hub Shop

 Dartington Restore  Pop up Cafe  - 12.30noon - 4pm at the Dartington Restore

Thursday 8th March

Tiverton Give and Take event - 10am - 2pm @ CreaTIV Hub Shop

Merry Go Round Toy Library - 2 for 1 offer on Toy Hire - 10am - 1pm

''Wild Weaving'' at Dartington Restore - 1pm - 4pm, £25 including materials, contact Philomena to book: 07788530194

Memory Cushion/ Quilting Workshop at Wow North Devon Scrapstore- 1pm - 3pm, £10 per person including materials, suitable for any experience level.

Friday 9th March

Tiverton Give and Take event - 10am - 2pm @ CreaTIV Hub Shop

Clothes Swap at Marpool Primary School - 6.30pm - 9.30pm, £2 entry

Hospiscare Tours, Exeter - Behind the scenes tour, 10am, 1pm, 3pm

Saturday 10th March

Tiverton Give and Take event - 10am - 2pm @ CreaTIV Hub Shop

Turntable Craft and Baazar Sale sale of Bric a Brac to raise funds for their work. 11am - 2pm.

Totnes Library of Things - Share morning - 10am - 1pm

Proper Job  Mini Workshops - Come to Proper Job for a free, fun day of workshops including bike repair, sewing, tool sharpening and composting.

Tiverton Repair Cafe - Every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Mosaic Magic at Dartington Restore - 1pm - 4pm, £45 including materials

Dawlish Fix Fest - 3rd annual event - 10am - 3.30pm. Volunteers can repair electrical items, bikes and clothes free of charge, though donations are welcome.

 Dartington Restore  Pop up Cafe  - 10.30am - 4pm at the Dartington Restore

International Womans Day - Bra stringing event along Exmouth Seafront

Sunday 11th March

Sunday Crafternoon: Memory Blanket workshop at Restore Dartington - 12 - 3pm, £25 including materials but please bring along your own selection of precious items to use.