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  • July 18, 2023
Re-Use Shop at Hartcliffe Reuse and Recycling Centre

The Re-Use Shop has sold enough items to furnish 7,000 rooms

A second-hand furniture shop at one of Bristol’s tips has diverted 13,000 items from the scrap heap in the space of a year.

Hartcliffe Way Household Reuse and Recycling Centre now sees a queue outside its shop in the mornings.

It opened the store after seeing a surge in tricky-to-recycle flatpack furniture dumped in its containers.

Staff estimate they have prevented 5,539 living rooms of furniture going to waste in the last 12 months.

Tip user Jonny Rosser found his old flat-pack furniture was damaged when he tried to

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