Recycling and Re-use

Re-Use and Recycling

Charity Shop DJ promotes the re-use of vinyl records

'recycling the soul of the nation'

Charity Shop DJ is working with re-use and recycling agencies to highlight possible new ways in which "rubbish" might be understood.

From nighttime raids on skips, through to remixing "charity shop classics", the Charity Shop DJ project exists to celebrate detritus and to "recycle the soul of the nation".

 

It is about understanding discarded materials as a resource

 

"Some music will be lost as it's not transferred onto new formats. Andy tries to save it from the skip" 

BBC Radio 4 website

News!

Charity Shop DJ appeared at the first ever ‘Trashion Show', a partnership project of Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network (CCORRN), Manor Community College and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Waste Partnership (RECAP). Read more

Below is an article by Jazz Summers, who is Waste Management Consultant to a large public
sector organisation in the South West.

 

Article: CHARITY SHOP DJ, RE-USE, AND THE ROLE OF CHARITIES IN WASTE MANAGEMENT

Years ago the charity shop was primarily an outlet for unwanted material and things that could generate an income for a cause, as well as providing affordable goods to our own communities.

Though this continues to be the case , changes that are taking place in the way we deal with waste materials may well lead to an increasing role for the charity shop in the overall waste management picture...more>

 

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