Posted on 5th June 2020
Every year, the European Commission recognises the most innovative, inspirational and effective LIFE projects across Europe in three categories: climate action, environment and nature protection.
We are delighted to announce that this year, the Rediscovery Centre’s WISER LIFE Project has been selected as a finalist in the awards alongside 14 other best in class projects.
You can find out more about the awards hereRead More
Posted on 7th April 2019
On March 15th the WISER Life project was featured in the official website of the European Commission.
The article can be viewed here.
Posted on 5th June 2018
WISER Life is committed to growing and sustaining the project beyond the EU programme throught After Life activity at the Rediscovery Centre. The Eastern Midlands Regional Waste Office was identified as an early adopter and supporter of community reuse projects and we have been fortunate to gain their suppot for future iniatives that foster creativity, reuse materials and create valuable jobs within communities. In particular EMWR’s support of the REUSE Academy offers community groups in the Eastern-Midlands area FREE upcycling, business planning and reuse courses.Read More
Posted on 9th May 2018
On May 17th 2018 thousands of schools around the world take lessons outdoors and prioritise playtime. In 2017, over 2.3 million children worldwide took part, more than 580,000 of those were in the UK and Ireland.
Here at the 3D textbook we offer a range of fun hands-on activities delivered in our outdoor classroom to help your class celebrate and enjoy outdoor learning and play. From pond-dipping to bug identification, from building and launching a rocket to testing a solar oven, your group will get the most out of it!Read More
Posted on 6th May 2018
From the day we first opened our building to the public in May 2017, one of the key interactive exhibits in The Rediscovery Centre has been the Pledge Tree.
For the most part it’s been used by schoolchildren to record what the Centre has inspired them to do, or by members of the public suggesting new projects we might like to engage in. But on the day of our Circular Economy conference in March, we opened it up to delegates so that they could give us a strategic view of where The Rediscovery Centre – and the Circular Economy sector in general – can go next.Read More
Posted on 21st April 2018
On the 23rd of March 2018 the WISER Life project invited policy-makers, thought leaders and innovators from across Europe to demonstrate how policy and action are working together to establish circular principles as the new frontier for innovation and economic development. The WISER Life project has created a highlights video and the videos of the presentations that were given through out the day.
Designs For Life: The Circular Economy in Action Highlights Video
Jim Gannon & Dr.Read More
Posted on 16th March 2018
The WISER Life Project has invited policy-makers, thought leaders and innovators from across Europe to demonstrate how policy and action are working together to establish circular principles as the new frontier for innovation and economic development. The Rediscovery Centre is delighted to announce the full list of speakers for our upcoming conference taking place on the 23rd of March called Designs For Life. The Circular Economy in Action. Tickets for this event are available here on our website http://www.rediscoverycentre.ie/events
-Ken Webster, Head of Innovation, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
-Iain Gulland, Chief Executive, Zero Waste Scotland
-Jim Gannon, Chief Executive, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)
-Dr Sarah Miller, Chief Executive, The Rediscovery Centre and Project Manager (WISER LIFE)
-Prof Anna Davies, Professor of Geography, Environment and Society, Trinity College Dublin
-Pavlos Doikos, Environmental Coordinator for EU LIFE Programme