Tag Archive for 'restore'

Guernsey Salvage creates a market for household material for reuse

October 24th, 2012 by Linda Barton

All year round we’re upgrading or downsizing, restoring or replacing the materials of our homes and gardens. Some of us want to replace new for old, while others want more modern lines. Unfortunately a great deal of useful material and items with restoration value still end up in the Mont Cuet landfill. Guernsey Salvage aims […]

Most dumped microwave ovens are functional or easily repaired

May 18th, 2012 by The University of Manchester

The vast majority of the millions of microwave ovens thrown away every year could be easily fixed and reused, according to University of Manchester research. Making simple repairs could save the UK could save millions of pounds Sterling by replacing fuses or plugs rather than throwing away perfectly reusable microwaves with brand new ones. In […]

Vintage Design Store opposite Fort Grey for unique, original furniture

July 27th, 2010 by Mark Duncan

At the Vintage Design Store we have locked and thrown away the key to mass produced furniture. We aim to provide our clients with a range of hand picked and exciting pieces, all of which are rich with the character and patina of ‘life’. Each item is unique and original, sometimes repaired and re-worked to […]