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".
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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.
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>