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R:EVOLVE RECYCLE AND THE VASLAN AWARD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 835: tabled on 20 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates R:evolve Recycle on winning the environmental project of the year at the inaugural Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire Awards on 23 November 2016; notes that R:evolve Recycle is a scheme established by the Lightburn Elderly Association Project which has been a tremendous success throughout South Lanarkshire since 1992; understands that every year around £140 million worth of clothing, weighing roughly 350,000 tonnes, goes to landfill; highlights that such initiatives, like the R:evolve Recycle project, can go a long way to help reduce waste and C02 emissions with their make do and mend ethos; recognises the success of R:evolve Clothing, which has shops in Rutherglen, Cambuslang and Hamilton, whereby customers are encouraged to swap their old, unwanted or ill-fitting clothes for something different free of charge; and wishes all of the team every success in the future.