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Pilot takes off in Dumfries and Galloway

By |11 June 2021|

The Consortium is growing in strength all the time, enabling more local authorities and housing associations the opportunity to purchase quality reuse furniture and white goods.  One of our newest members The Community Reuse Shop based in Stranraer has just started a pilot to provide the [...]

Aberdeen Furniture Leasing Scheme offers Reuse Option

By |11 May 2021|

In the last month, Aberdeen City Council has extended its use of the Reuse Consortium to offer customers the choice of reuse furniture through their Furniture Leasing Scheme.  Over the last four years, Aberdeen City Council has used its Tenancy Support Fund to provide essential items [...]

CRNS Consortium excels with new contract win

By |10 March 2021|

The CRNS Reuse Consortium was the highest scoring submission in the recent tender for a national framework contract with Scotland Excel to provide quality reuse furniture to Scotland’s local authorities and housing associations. Following four years of successful trading, the CRNS Reuse Consortium is now set [...]

Lockdown Conversations – Furnishing Temporary Accommodation

By |19 November 2020|

The Covid-19 lockdown created many challenges for third sector organisations across Scotland and our members have responded strongly and admirably to the crisis.  Despite facing an almost overnight loss of trading income many community reuse and recycling organisations have been pivoting their efforts to support those [...]

Read our 2019 Impact Report

By |28 January 2020|

Our Consortium Impact Report published in 2019 demonstrates the value to Local Authorities of purchasing from the Reuse Consortium, and the impact this has made.  We focus on the pilot with Aberdeenshire Council, and celebrate passing the £1million turnover mark. Read our Impact Report here

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