REVAMP 3Rstore provides ongoing supports to address issues of high unemployment locally through the provision of vocational skills training, employment opportunities, mentoring and tailored supports. The project combines environmental, social and economic factors, by recycling unwanted household furniture.
- Addressing social, environmental and economic issues.
- Revamp 3R Store brings new life to unwanted furniture and takes great pride in the fact that this furniture is diverted from landfill.
- Provides training and employment opportunities for long-term unemployed
- Provision of low-cost quality furniture
- First circular economy project in the midlands
- Revamp 3R Store is actively seeking new recycling projects to enhance employment opportunities and protect the environment
Innovative Furniture Recycling and Reuse
Revamp 3R Store, is an innovative furniture recycling and reuse initiative of the Longford Employment, Development and Information Centre (EDI).
Established initially in 2002 as a training project for long-term unemployed young people, in 2003, the project expanded and now strives to promote the re-use of unwanted high quality low cost household furniture to people living in Co Longford and the surrounding environs.
Really addressing social exclusion and poverty, provide jobs, training and volunteering opportunities.
Adding value’ to the local social economy through jobs and services, and helping those on low incomes.
Through reuse and recycling; both of which are diverting waste from landfill, and encouraging more sustainable lifestyles by enhancing the reuse economy.