Saturday, 22 January 2022

Reuse campaigns and ideas in various stages of development by Paul Ridley & other associates / volunteers from Cabinz group or the Shelter & Hardware Bank Network (SAHBN)

 This is a page for mainly reuse campaigns and ideas in various stages of development by Paul Ridley & other associates and /or volunteers from Cabinz group or the Shelter & Hardware Bank Network (SAHBN) in the Uk

Dig It All  2020

Proposed to the IFAN Food Bank Network & Other related charities to donate 2 tonnes of screws & fixings to food support users of food banks in growing their own fruit & veg in DIY built green houses / cloches and food storage sheds Hd 

Regen P3R2-Jan-2022- current

- Economic & Environmemtal Regeneration throught Preparation. Reuse, Repair & Remanufacture 

This is a material reuse based campaign involving 

1. Preparation

Climate change with stronger winds / floods  requires shelters / fencing etc ot be strengthened to resist these forces

2. Reuse

Gov orgs & businesses need to develop a  reuse strategy

3. Repair

Inflation and shortages make repair increasingly important

4. Remanufacture

This needs to be expanded to support start up businesses for economic & environmental benefit

Hexayurt / Wedgeblock & Related Structures using Composite panels - 2020 - current

 Various work over last 2 yrs

Current thoughts are on reusing perspex screens from covid screens to divert from the waste stream for energy saving room dividers, greenhouses, cloches, animal shelters & shed windows.

 Hexayurt structres made of pallet wood frames with perspex plastic screwed to them will be a protype soon   



More thoughts on reusing plastic bottles, waxed cuboid cartons, metal cans & cardboard, for insulation & shrapnel protection

Following on from Previous experiments by Paul Ridley reusing plastic bottles, waxed cuboid cartons & cardboard over several years, main...