Repair Reuse Recycle CIC

Helping all areas in the Colchester area to Repair Reuse & Recycle

 From our base at 15 Queen Street Colchester our aim is to help people in Essex and beyound repair, reuse and recycle their household electrical items.

Press Release; Our shop is now open, buy second user household items

Refillable environmentally friendly cleaning products

Refillable dry foods: Oats, muesli, Walnuts, almonds, lentils, kidney beans, Pasta, Basmati rice, More to come when we know what foods you want…

Join our Repair Cafe Last Friday of each month 2pm-4pm

If you would like to work or volunteer with us please click here


We repair Washing machines dishwashers and tumble dryers our repair costs are set as low as possible so your machine dosen’t end up at the dump.

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We repair washing machines, dishwasher and dryers, Hoovers, flat screen TV’s.

In an attempt to reduce landfill we have set up a FREE to attend Repair Cafe.  It is free meeting place and its all about repairing things (together). In the place where a Repair Café is located, you’ll find tools and materials to help you and an experienced repairer.

Please consider donating unwanted but working appliances.



If you have any unwanted household appliances please donate them to us. If your machine is in working order collection is FREE. Help us to extend their useful life.

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We can provide you with a reconditioned appliance.

1 recycled glass bottle would save enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes.

1 recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours.

70% less energy is required to recycle paper compared with making it from raw materials.


We take time to strip down household appliances bikes clothes and toys, reclaiming metals and valuable materials which otherwise would be sent to landfill.

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Working in Partnership

We are developing our strategy to enable recycling centers to work with us and other organisations to reduce landfill and expensive energy intensive recycling.

Ask your local councillor for our details.

Recycle for Essex