The Community Reuse Network Ireland (CRNI) is the only community reuse and recycling network operating on the island, it has, along with its members, the potential to play a unique and valuable role in the development of resource efficiency and circular economy initiatives at both local and national levels. CRNI is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency as part of the National Waste Prevention Programme. The network is on the board of the RREUSE network of Europe, and at a local level is involved in the National Waste Prevention Network and EcoTourism Ireland. The Community Reuse Network Ireland are delighted to announce CRNI’s biennial conference will take place on 27th September 2018 at the Smock Alley Theatre. With speakers from across retail, local authorities and research institutes, this conference will explore from all angles in a highly interactive way how to change habits to make reuse part of our everyday lives at home and in business. Two ticket types are available – a full day conference and half day (afternoon session). Click here for more. On the evening of Sept 26th CRNI and the Eastern Midlands Waste Region are delighted to invite you to attend Social Enterprise: Innovators for a Circular Economy, an evening reception highlighting the important role of social enterprise in driving the Circular Economy agenda. This event, part of an EU-wide campaign by DG GROW to showcase social enterprise, will involve stories and conversations with three innovative social enterprise in the reuse and recycling sector. It will provide an opportunity to network with other social enterprise with music, wine and finger food. The evening’s programme is available here. Ticket are availalbe, click here for more We look forward to seeing you at both events! About Recycle IT Recycle IT are an award-winning community enterprise providing recycling collection and drop off services for all types of waste electrical, electronic equipment (WEEE) and pure metal items. During 2017 Recycle IT offered drop off and collection services to over 90,000 homes, schools, charities and businesses across Dublin and surrounding areas collecting a range of WEEE which includes thousands of computers, cables, monitors, microwaves and TV’s. Recycle IT services are provided in partnership with WEEE Ireland. Recycle IT are supported by Pobal, South Dublin County Council and authorized by the National Waste Collection Permit Office and the local authorities across Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.