The Community

R:evolve Recycle

An example of a community led project supported by Clyde Gateway is R:evolve Recycle run by Lightburn Elderly Association Project (LEAP) which aims to get people to think differently about their clothing, reduce consumption, landfill waste and our carbon footprint.

They do this by bringing back some good old fashioned ideas like swapping, sharing, learning and caring.

R:evolve Recycle operate three swap shop boutiques, one in the heart of Clyde Gateway on Rutherglen Main Street, where anyone can swap unwanted clothes, shoes and accessories for points and then use those points for items in store.

They also run weekly textile repair, up-cycling and craft workshops to help people learn and share skills that prolong the lifetime of their clothing.