The FRN is the national body which supports, assists and develops community re-use organisations across the UK. Amongst other activities, it supports re-use organisations in providing training and work placement opportunities for people who are socially excluded. It also liaises with large retailers to encourage reuse as opposed to deconstruction of customer returns and or lightly damaged products.
Community Repaint Caerphilly is a Dulux sponsored initiative to encourage reuse of paints. The paints are collected, checked and sorted then made available Free to community groups or from only £1 per litre to individuals.
Since the inception of The Furniture Revival in 1999, Caerphilly County Borough Council has been a key supporter and partner. With the main environmental focus of diverting bulky reusable household waste from landfill and back into peoples homes.
The Furniture Revival has grown out of an EU-funded project originally set up in 1999 by Groundwork Caerphilly, in partnership with Caerphilly County Borough Council. Groundwork is an environmental trust focused on improving green spaces along with employment opportunities within Caerphilly and beyond.
The development of this website has been supported under the RDP in Caerphilly program as a means of The Furniture Revival engaging better with its core customer base.
The South East Wales Community Economic Development Fund has supported The Furniture Revival in its business development plan to become a leading sustainable social organisation within South Wales.
The Arts Factory is a social enterprise based in Ferndale which seeks to create life changing opportunities for people who feel marginalised within the local community. They have a range of projects including Factory Books, which is a project in which The Furniture Revival, have become involved in via The Book Revival Project.
WRAP is an organisation setup in 2000 with the aim of helping people recycle more and waste less. Wrap promote the use of the circular economy whereby items are diverted from landfill by encouraging less waste, making it easier to repair, reuse and recycle items, enabling the recovery of items as far as possible and keep resources moving around the economy reducing the impact on ever-scarcer natural resources.