Kitchen/Household swap shop -sustainable accommodation shop

Extra Information: Eliminate the need for students each year buying new appliances for accommodation and halls. Each year tons of kitchen and household equip gets thrown out to landfill- ca we PAT test this and sell it on to new students at a lower price- either in bundles or individually- for their new student house or flat- its sustainable and can be run not for profit/donation to RAG, at a profit or just to cover the cost of the admin and PAT testing.

Actions Taken

  • This idea opened on 28th September 2020 and closed for voting on 30th October 2020.
  • This idea has failed and will go to the next Executive for review.
  • The Executive agreed to give this Idea a conditional pass and Student Council subsequently agreed to pass the Idea. It will now go to the Trustee Board to be scuritinised. 

  • November 2021:This Idea is now Students’ Union policy and has been sent to The Executive for work to begin.
  • As of January 2022, work on this has been paused to focus on the clothing swaps first until they become a regular occurrence.  

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