Working at Revive Leeds

Ever wondered what it's like to work at Revive Leeds? Listen to one of our staff members, Lauren, who offers an insight into what its like working for Revive Leeds. Working at Revive Leeds CIC As an employer we recognise that in the UK, people experiencing mental ill health continue to report stigma and discrimination at work. Having signed the ‘Charter for Employers Positive about Mental Health’, we are committed to creating a supportive...

The Environmental Benefits of Reuse

Preserving the Environment Through providing three re-use stores across West Yorkshire, we are able to provide a positive contribution to preserving the environment. With our work, we are able to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill by re-using otherwise discarded items. Furthermore, it is estimated* that we reduce carbon emissions created in manufacturing items by over 40,000 kg each month which is the same as 480 tones per year. To put...

Revive Huddersfield Shop

Revive Leeds are pleased to announce that we are opening a new store in Huddersfield in 2022. The new  Kirklees based shop will take the same format as our existing stores in Leeds. This means that a variety of quality, reusable items, that have been intercepted at recycling sites in the area, will be available to buy. Heading up the project, Andrew Zbos is excited to be opening the first reuse store of it's kind in Huddersfield. "Having seen...

Huddersfield University Pop-up Shop

For a number of years, Revive Leeds had the honour of being involved in the delivery of the Huddersfield University Business Studies degree course. This took the form of a second year module, where students set up their own business. In 2017 we won the Furniture Reuse Network Innovative Business for our involvement. University Students Taking Initiative The students spent a day at our shops, learning about how we operate on a practical level....

Swarthmore Hit Squad

We have a long history with Swarthmore College in Leeds. We've hosted a number of short and long-term placements for their students - all of whom have some form of additional educational need. Many students that came to us started helping in the shop, accompanied by a member of the Swarthmore team. As the students built confidence, they gained greater independence. For example, finding their way to us and returning home or back to college at the...

Press Coverage

Revive Leeds has attained press coverage on both TV and Radio. BBC One Show featured us twice in 2018 during articles on reuse and up-cycling. While BBC Radio Leeds and Radio Aire have had us discuss legislation changes and provide advice on reuse and recycling. In the print edition of the Daily Mail we made comment on one of our most interesting donations. This particular donation was further featured in multiple online editions of various...

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