East London Makerspace (ELM) is the development of REED a project co funded by EU. ELM aim is to develop unused garages/ space into a makerspace to serve as a hub for the community to develop and produce eco products, offer training, skills and jobs to the local community. ELM will provide a space for the design and production of eco products offer a furniture Collection, restoration and resale for the community. It will provide a platform for eco designers, and disadvantaged young people from the community . to offer advice and help to launch careers, it will provide visibility and mobility for young people in the community to:, foster creativity and entrepreneurial activity, whilst encouraging new circular economy business models and market development . Introducing sustainable business models to the local community for sustainable social enterprises, pop up shops, a meeting space and artist studios - providing workshops, training, skills, and jobs for the community.
What we'll deliver:
Why it's a great idea:
it is an innovative circular economy new business model make innovative use out of waste and reducing landfill. It provides a hub for the community whilst offering training, skills and jobs for disadvantaged young people and offers the opportunity to setup new social enterprises with a circular economy ethos and teaches young people and the community about circular economy business models.
Steps to get it done:
Help facilitate and Inspire the next generation of ECO makers, ECO designers and ECO entrepreneurs.
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Eureka!! We Hit our Target. I knew the double rainbow over Tower Hamlets in the summer was a sign. Who says there isn't a pot of gold at the end of a double rainbow. Many thanks of course to you all for pledging and supporting ELM project. We can't thank you enough. Now the hard work begins. we will of course keep you updated on developments as and when they happen. Thanks again and much love from Rejuvenate UK & ELM team.