Reuse centres are frequently established and run by community-based organisations, a sector that is often lacking in technical expertise or the financial resources to buy in any expertise needed. A number of issues were identified during the establishment of the Whakatane reuse centre that would be common across most reuse centres in New Zealand. A large amount of formal documentation and processes were also produced which would apply to the majority of reuse centres. This establishment guide has been developed to provide guidance, information, standard documentation and templates to any groups planning to establish a reuse centre.


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