Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has joined forces with social enterprise Circular Economy Mid Wales (CEMW) to form a partnership that draws on the pioneering heritage of the town.
The partnership builds on the reuse and repair foundations already laid to create a town-wide movement for change towards a zero waste society and lower carbon economy. Together they make an investment in Newtown’s future as a vibrant and sustainable place to live and work.
The town council, with funding from the Welsh Government’s Circular Economy Fund and the support of CEMW, is enabling £675,000 investment in the town.
A prominent town centre property is being purchased to serve as a community Reuse & Repair Hub, reused and repaired goods will be showcased in prominent public spaces and the infrastructure behind a reuse and repair economy will receive investment.
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