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Love Clothes Part III: Upcycling

Hi there, Tanita here with the third and last in the series of blog posts on the topic of clothes. Last time, I discussed the benefits of making and mending your clothes to make them last longer and today I’m going to focus upon upcycling your clothes. Be prepared to get your creative juices flowing…

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A few of our favourite (reused) things!

To celebrate Pass it on Week, we thought we’d share some of our favourite examples of upcycled or reused items. On this team, we’re big fans of reusing, repairing and upcycling things, whether for ourselves or as part of our projects at work, so we had quite a lot of examples to choose from! Why…

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A Christmas Past

The Recycling Team took to the streets on Sunday to join the Lord Provost and community groups from all over the city in a parade down Aberdeen’s busy Union Street to switch on the Christmas lights. With a theme of ‘Christmas Past and Christmas Present’, we stepped back in time to the 1940s, to World War…

The bus before and after

Our brand new bus!

Sorry it’s been a bit quiet round here recently. We’ve been really busy. But we’re back with exciting news – our bus is back on the road! When we last posted about the bus, the floors and the wall had just been completed. Since then, Christina has been hard at work putting the finishing touches…

The bus in 2013

All aboard our upcycled bus!

Some of you may have seen our bus out and about in Aberdeen. It’s been to countless events over the years, and we’ve welcomed loads of people on board for recycling advice. None of us know exactly how old the bus is, as it’s been here longer than anyone on the team! Here’s a photo…