Many organisations are involved in preventing old and unwanted items from becoming waste.
|Charities, both local and national, have been involved in the Choose2Reuse campaign. Together we have arranged live charity windows to showcase preloved items and many shops donated collections for Choose2Reuse fashion shows. For more detail on what local charities across York and North Yorkshire will accept see our reuse directory.|
Furniture reuse organisations
Furniture reuse organisations have provided furniture and other items for the all of our publicity materials, the inside out roadshow, Green Santa Schools Challenge, the donate campaign, the fashion shows and helped in the production of our Choose2Reuse video transmission. To find your nearest furniture reuse organisation see the useful downloads below. For more detail on what furniture reuse organisations across York and North Yorkshire will accept see our reuse directory.
|Local designers are involved in the Choose2Reuse campaign and have participated in the fashion shows and photo shoots, showcasing a range of redesigned clothing, hats and jewellery made from reused or recycled materials. The designers will also be involved in the forthcoming Choose2Reuse fairs with stalls, workshops and fashion show.|
Artists and Crafts People
|Local artists and crafts people making upcycled items from cushions to furniture were involved in the fashion shows as stall holders, showcasing and selling their products. Many of these artists will also participate in the Choose2Reuse fairs with stalls and workshops.|
|Local reuse businesses specialising in anything from second hand designer or vintage clothing and accessories to upcycled or vintage homeware were involved in the Choose2Reuse fashion show and will take part in the Choose2Reuse fairs.|
Schools and Colleges
Local schools and colleges have been involved in the Choose2Reuse campaign either through the Green Santa Schools challenge or the fashions shows and many will be involved in the Choose2Reuse Fairs. Some of the schools and colleges involved in the fashion show incorporated redesign and upcycling in their courses.