Recycling project ‘InUse-ReUse’ create palette of colour to suit the palate of upcyclists in Lambeth.
A recycling project is turning pallets – wooden package-carrying frames into park benches.
An scheme in Brixton is demonstrating how the so-called circular economy can work on a local scale, benefiting the environment and the community.
Supported through Veolia Lambeth’s Recycling Fund for Communities, discarded wood pallets have been collected from Brixton market by social enterprise firm InUse-ReUse, and transformed into bespoke benches for Slade Gardens in Stockwell, less than a mile down the road from where the pallets were first used.
InUse-ReUse collect pallets locally and divert them from land fill, where they are instead reused, up-cycled into furniture or recycled.