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We have just made finding items even easier!

We have upgraded our search bar so now finding items is easier than ever! The new 'sort by' filter options will include an array of useful search criteria that you and . . .

Help us help NHS & other frontline workers

In an effort to help protect frontline NHS workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve launched an online marketplace for businesses to donate vital equipment and . . .

A Guide to Sales or Donations to Your Staff body.

Sometimes you do not find a match for your surplus assets internally or even within the community. But you do not want to send those assets to landfill.  You work in a . . .

Admin Online COVID19 Support Session

We are going through some challenging times.    In times like this we need to come together and share stories so that we can get a good perspective on what is happening, . . .

COVID Feature: Press Pause! Temporarily pausing your portal

We are in an emergency situation and only essential travel is advised.   With the current situation you may need to temporarily pause your Warp It portal.    Why would . . .

New Feature: Mark items for internal use only

As you all know we welcome any suggestions for changes, upgrades and options to make life easer as a Warp It Admin. If you are set up to allow external claims, applying . . .

New Feature: Stop getting cc'd into emails from standard users!

As you all know we welcome any suggestions for changes, upgrades and options to make life easier for a Warp It Admin. Giving you more control over what you receive. When . . .

New Feature: Department setup and private groups

What happens when you have a department within the organisation that only wants to reuse their assets within the department? Then you set up a private network within . . .

Feature: Get a Notification On External Claims

    This might be the easiest blog post I have ever written.    What is it? We have introduced a feature whereby the admin can get notified on any donations the . . .

Tips and tools to supercharge your stories

Who doesn't love a good story?  We’ve talked about this here. But did you know you can boost the effectiveness of your stories when they’re told in the format of a case . . .

What we love – the case for case studies

Human-to-human connections are everything. At the end of the day, we deal with people, and we want to discover how problems are solved, pain points eased and enjoy the . . .

Ellie O'Connor: the budding baker with the big heart!

When Ellie (age 8.5) saw the heartbreaking bushfire images coming from Australia she wanted to do something. So she did.   The news of the Australian bushfires reached a . . .

New Feature: Allocate Items Internally

We are very pleased to be introducing an exciting new feature to our members, a feature which will enable Admin to allocate uploaded assets directly to an internal . . .

New Feature: Allocate Items Externally

We are very pleased to be introducing an exciting new feature to our members, a feature which will enable Admin to allocate uploaded assets directly to an internal . . .

New Feature: Bulk Transfer Items to User

Warp It is here to proudly present a new transferral feature that our team has been quietly developing behind the scenes. Having grown the Warp It network for many years . . .

Stop and Check! Categories and sub-categories....why adding your item with care is so important!

Your membership is increasing and items are getting added to the system....great!! We are improving our category and sub-category listings and it would be great to let . . .

Save the Date: Admin online Christmas Social Wed Dec 18th 12 noon - come as you are!

The usual office Christmas party would entail dusting off your glad rags, ordering a taxi and worrying about overeating and having one too many glasses of punch. Not . . .

VIDEO: Warp It for Labs and Research Facilities

Does the following description apply to you? Are you working in the Science or Healthcare sectors and are desperate to find a sustainable solution that enables some of . . .

Warp It System Embedded at 7 of the World’s Top 13 Universities!

Our team here at Warp It recently welcomed some incredible news, news that really puts us on a global stage. The ‘University Impact Rankings 2019’ was released by the . . .

Reuse Within & Between Organisations: Warp It Regional Workshops Ireland

    Making Reuse & Repair Normal Our vision is where reuse repair and redistribution of surplus assets, furniture and equipment mainstream within and between . . .

What we love – speaking from the heart

Everyone has a story. Everyone. Stories are a brilliant way to persuade, precipitate discussion, motivate and influence. They're always far more efficient and impactful . . .

Storytelling tips and tools to motive, inspire and influence

Storytelling isn’t just reserved for bedtime rituals, it’s one of the most powerful ways to increase motivation and inspiration in others. Stories bring things to life. . . .

Assisted donations: How Ben can help you increase your external donations

If you need help to donate more assets into schools and charities then Ben can help you!   Ben Lynch is the Partnership Manager at Warp It. In his role, he is . . .

Tips and tools for successful mentoring

Ask successful leaders and managers what the secret of their success is, and chances are that they’ll tell you they had great mentors. Mentoring is a one-to-one . . .

What we love – the power of mentoring

Virtually anyone can benefit from having a mentor, and even some of the most iconic and inspiring individuals had to start somewhere. From politics, technology and art . . .

Case Study: Waikato University, New Zealand

We are pleased to introduce this case study from Waikato University in New Zealand, where their decision to use Warp It has caught local media attention. This case study . . .

What is the Administrator Role on Warp It?

Within an organisation that wants to make a change, there has to be an individual who can lead and take responsibility for that change. Culture change requires the . . .

Why CEOs LOVE Warp It...

I was just on the phone to one of our customers and she was taling about pitching our services to their CEO. So I took her through all the reasons that a CEO who leads a . . .

Attention! We Are Targeting £3m in Charity Donations by Xmas!

It might be too early to put the Michael Bublé Christmas CD on just yet, but it’s not too early for us here at Warp It to tell you that we are setting the target of £3m . . .

Tips and tools to be ultra-bodacious!

“Bodacious” – a combination of the words bold and audacious. The meek have never changed the world. Rosa Parks didn’t have tired feet; she had boldness. So did Nelson . . .

What we love – being unapologetically bold!

Being bold isn’t about being outspoken, explicit and vulgar. Being bold is about unapologetically being you. Being bold is embracing a can-do attitude, knowing yourself, . . .

Warp It Customer Endorsements Tell Their Own Story

When you solve a problem that everyone can relate to.... When you create a simple tool to fix that problem...   When you create a solution that helps the environment, . . .

Bulk Uploads For Project Managers

In this post, we will be looking at a feature we have added to the Warp It system that makes life easier for building clearance managers, and allows reuse to be . . .

New Feature: Deleting users & transferring their items

Members of your organisations come and go, this is simply the nature of work, and it often goes hand in hand with Warp It and reuse when it comes to rehoming assets that . . .

Tools and tips to make an impact in the world

  Every single one of us can make a positive impact, whether for ourselves, our loved ones, the environment, or society at large. If you’re longing to make a positive . . .

What we love – making an impact and achieving extraordinary results

How can you make a personal impact that’s meaningful? It can be overwhelming, no matter how good your intentions. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can make a . . .

New Feature: Handling Early Expiries

When an item expires without being claimed, where does it go?   Well, typically, it will move into one of two places, the ‘expired’ list, or the ‘disposed’ list, and . . .

New Feature: Filter Search Results by Person

Hey, Warp It Members. We’ve been receiving a few emails from users in recent weeks about how to filter search results by member, from a standard user account. You can . . .

Feature: Control Staff View and Claim Options

An oldie but a goodie... This one is for you. Over the last few years, we’ve worked hard to increase the levels of control and customisability that you have over your . . .

Using Managers to Support Incremental Rollouts

Is your organisation a bit apprehensive about giving staff tools that they could potentially cause havoc with? Don’t worry, it’s a common concern. When we introduce the . . .

What? Why? How? The Story of Warp It’s Metrics

We get asked regularly by our members why we collect data on so many different metrics, what we do with that data, and how they should then use that data to their . . .

New Feature: Instant 3rd Party Access

Every so often we get requests from customers along the lines of....   These items are definitely not required internally- we want to send them straight to charity.   . . .

New Feature: Control Category Checkboxes

Warp It Admins have expressed an interest in having more control of user behaviour. In this case we had a request from Sussex Community NHS Trust to get agreements from . . .

Treemendous Tree Planting Proposal for Warp It members

If you want to plant some trees then this is for you..... Extending the lifespan of products by reuse and repair reduces manufacturing and transport and thus avoids . . .

£2.7 Million in furniture reuse donation to charity!

Our customers have exceeded expectations! As of now customers have saved £2.7million worth of furniture and equipment and donated it to charities all over the country!!  . . .

5 Examples of How National Operations Benefit From Warp It

Here is how operators of national operations can benefit from our services and add value to their internal staff and various sites.   What is Warp It? Warp It is a tool . . .

What we love - saying goodbye to the take, make, dispose economy

Our way of doing things is reaching its limits. The take-make-waste system no longer works for industry, people or our environment. It’s time to shift the system by . . .

Tips and tools on circular economy activities

The linear economy must change. We have to transform all the elements of the take-make-waste system: how we manage resources, how we make and use products, what we do . . .

Case Study: Sam Kirby-Bray, Shropshire Council

We are joined today by Sam Kirby-Bray, the Sustainability Commissioning Officer at Shropshire Council. Sam is their Warp It lead, and handles a number of other important . . .

Webinar: Reuse and Redistribute Surplus Assets With & Between Organisations

Has your organisation ever considered introducing an equipment/asset reuse system? Perhaps you’ve got an existing system and it is in serious need of improvement?   . . .

5 Examples of How National Contractors Can Benefit From Warp It

This article has been put together to illustrate the ways in which contractors and suppliers can add value to their relationships with their clients in the fields of . . .

The Simplest Guide EVER to Getting Set Up on Warp It

We’ve put together loads of resources and guides to help you get set up on Warp It, to help you embed it, and to help you list things so that you can start making claims . . .

NHS Reporting Requirements for ERIC

The NHS is showing incredible leadership and becoming a real international driving force for the reuse movement by embedding reuse of furniture and equipment into . . .

Sustainable Development Team, Nottingham Trent University, Case Study

We are pleased to welcome the Sustainable Development Team at Nottingham Trent University for a case study looking at how they have been adapting to their new Warp It . . .

New Feature: Custom 3rd Party Claim Message

By now, you’re probably quite familiar with the process of internal claims, but what about opening up your assets to third parties? In this article, we are going to talk . . .

Tips and tools on hope, inspiration and climate change action

  We're bombarded with scary stories and told that we must change our ways, and soon. The challenge can’t be understated and the situation may seem bleak, but there’s . . .

What we love - choose hope. Choose action. Choose a future.

Climate change is a big challenge and requires action at a large scale by all levels of government and business. The good news is that we’re not alone! Governments, . . .

How to grab this opportunity to push sustainability deep into organisation culture

Do you work on sustainability issues in your organisation or you know somebody that does? If the answer is yes, get ready to help make a change! As part of my usual . . .

What we love in April 2019 - rewilding the world

Nature knows best when it comes to survival and self-governance and certainly is our greatest ally in locking carbon away and protecting our climate. We can give it a . . .

Tips and tools on rewilding (the best technology to abate climate change)

  Nature is our greatest ally in locking carbon away and protecting our climate. Natural climate solutions like rewilding will make a massive difference to our planet's . . .

Warp It's Guerrilla Communications Tricks

  We love hearing from our beloved Warp It members, especially when they go into detail about their relationship with the platform, their successes, and their problems. . . .

How to Target Certain Departments to Boost Reuse

“If you try to please everyone, you'll end up pleasing no one.” – Mae Mai For those who have ever tried to make an organisational change, whether monumental or . . .

Case Study: Alex Jones & Gary Stratmann, UCL

We are joined by Alex Jones and Gary Stratmann from University College London, to discuss their reuse project and the impressive work they’ve done with Warp It. Alex . . .

Retrospective claiming

One thing that we are occasionally asked is whether customers can account for assets that have been claimed outside of the system either internally or by 3rd parties.  . . .

Why are people, organisations and countries declaring a climate emergency?

What follows are the main reasons why the climate emergency movement is bursting into mainstream. Awareness is the first point of taking action.  I am a firm believer . . .

What we love in March 2019 - action not hope on fighting Climate Change

"We need action, not hope on fighting Climate Change.” These words, spoken by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, are resonating around the world. Greta, who . . .

Tips and tools to fix climate change

  We can’t ignore climate change. It’s real and is causing serious changes to our planet, including rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and deforestation. It’s . . .

10 Tips for Making Staff Videos

When it comes to video marketing, leveraging your workforce is an excellent way to have a powerful impact on other members of the organisation, as well as external . . .

Case Study: Kingston Hospital NHS, Paul Graham

We are joined by Paul Graham, Utilities, Waste and Sustainability Manager at Kingston Hospital. Paul will be discussing: The story of their reuse project Dealing with . . .

The Skills Every Sustainability Manager Needs Right Now

Being a Sustainability Manager is more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle and a mentality. Sometimes it doesn't even feel like work because you are so absorbed in . . .

Did You Get One of Our Savings Certificates?

If you did receive a certificate, you’ll know what we are talking about, and if you didn’t, you might be asking ‘Hey! Where’s mine?’.  Well, for those in the know, . . .

Feature: Unique Domains

When your organisation signs up to Warp It, you will receive your own unique web address and domain, which follows this format: www.getwarpit.com/organisation_name, or . . .

Schools 4 Climate Action: Student Guide & Templates

We have been absolutely stunned, amazed, and inspired by the Schools 4 Climate Action movement that has been started by young environmental activist Greta Thunberg. As . . .

What we love in February 2019 - taking action!

Doing nothing gets you nothing, that’s for sure. But the truth is everyone has the ability to take action. It doesn’t take experience or money; just the desire and . . .

Tips and tools on infusing your life with action

  We all have dreams and goals personally and professionally, and a vision of how this looks. But dreaming is the easy part. Where do we begin and how do we make it . . .

Feature: Customised Reporting

One of the most attractive features of Warp It to users is that we track the value of each trade, both financially and sustainably, so that we can help to demonstrate . . .

Collaboration For Reuse

Projects within organisations come in all shapes and sizes, but there’s one thing that they all share in common, and that’s collaboration. No matter how difficult or . . .

Feature: Sending Assets Straight to Charities , schools or other 3rd parties

One thing that we are occasionally asked is whether customers can send assets straight to a charity and bypass the internal reuse phase. The reason this is asked is that . . .

Training and Support for Your Reuse Program (Stakeholder Web Sessions)

We believe in the value of training and support, which is why we are launching Stakeholder Buy-In Webinars to ensure your reuse system gets off to a flying start.   . . .

Daniel's Solid Advice for Launching Your Reuse Programme

Daniel O’Connor is back to give you some fantastic advice about launching your reuse programme. As the founder and all-around-good-guy of Warp It, Daniel’s hands-on . . .

A Mini Pilot Will Get Your Reuse Programme off to a Flying Start

This article has been put together for Warp It Administrators, to help you pilot the Warp It programme. The optimal stage to run a pilot is once you’ve set yourself up . . .

6 Golden Benefits of Reuse That Procurement Managers Can Embrace!

Make no bones about it the Procurement Department hold the keys to sustainability in any organisation. It is therefore important that the procurement department take an . . .

Feature: Values in the Database

Many of our users are curious to know how we attach values to certain items. Where do we get the data behind our metrics?   What’s the deal? Behind the user interface of . . .

Feature: List View & Bulk Processing

We’ve got a feature that we want to talk to you about. It’s a feature that often gets overlooked, but it’s something that we included in the system after some great . . .

5 Golden Tips for Emailing Busy Senior Management Figures

Introducing a Warp It reuse programme into your organisation might take some perseverance, it might take creating a business case, it might take demonstrating an . . .

Feature: Approving Staff Signups

The best way to grow your reuse project is incrementally, in order to minimise risk. To facilitate this sustainable growth you will need to adopt practices that align . . .

What we love in January 2019 - don’t let anyone hold you back!

Never believe people that said you can’t. Be the person that believes you can, and you can achieve amazing things. Here are some things we love that demonstrate how . . .

Tips and tools on rising above negativity

  Don’t let others stop you from accomplishing your dreams and goals. The key to overcoming this is to recognise what holds you back; after all you’re the only one who . . .

Examples: Getting Senior Commitment from the Very Top

Hey, Warp It members! You may have noticed a theme in our content recently. We’ve been putting together ideas about how you can get more support from senior management, . . .

How Does a Waste Manager Benefit From a Reuse System?

The purpose of this article is to show the benefits of a Warp It reuse system to Waste Managers and other related positions. The Waste Manager (or equivalent) on an . . .

Case Study: Simon Laughton, St Mary's Hospital, Isle of Wight

We welcome Simon Laughton, Facilities Senior Supervisor from the Facilities Department at St Mary’s Hospital on the Isle of Wight. He’s here to talk about their new . . .

8 Aspects of Reuse That Make Directors of Estates Smile

The purpose of this article is to show the benefits of a Warp It reuse system to Directors of Estates. This article is also highly relevant for those pitching reuse to . . .

7 Steps for Hacking a Successful Vision

Warp It’s Founder, Daniel O’Connor, is back to share his hacks for how to build a vision. In just seven steps Daniel will help you set up a framework that will guide you . . .

Warp It Featured in New Government Waste Strategy for England

We have some huge news ✌🏼 National news! A Warp It case study was featured in a new government waste strategy document, titled ‘Our waste, our resources: A strategy for . . .

Getting in the Ear of your CEO (or organisational lead)

This article has been written for those in organisations who are improving things , changing culture, embedding sustainability etc. This article is to help you get . . .

Feature: Roundups

Roundups are a regular message that the Warp It service can send out to all members telling them if anything has been added to their network in a specified time frame. . . .

Case Study: Karen Gallagher, Sustainability Manager, University of Exeter

Warp It is pleased to welcome Karen Gallagher, Sustainability Manager at the University of Exeter, to talk about their reuse project. Their journey with reuse started . . .

Easy Wins: Five Steps to Make Your Reuse Program Run Itself

We love hearing from our valued members, especially when we hear feedback like this: ‘Hey Warp It! We’ve managed to get Warp It to run itself. The staff own it and run . . .

Case Study: Hannah Genders Boyd, Historic Environment Scotland

We are joined by Hannah Genders Boyd, Climate Change Intern at Historic Environment Scotland (HES). As a public body in Scotland, HES must report on their carbon . . .

Take it back to the old school- with "Memo's"!

Cascade a memo via staff meeting networks This is such an easy win but so effective!! You are trying to get your message out but it gets drowned out in the noise. As . . .

What we love this December 2018 - fun! Lots of it.

Even though we’re grown up, having fun is still important. Laughing with friends, playing a game, reading a book, or watching your favourite television programme might . . .

Tips and tools on having fun!

There’s a lot of truth in the old proverb: "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." Fun is a serious business! This may sound paradoxical but fun plays an important . . .

Get Buy In To Your Culture Change Project With a Workshop.

A workshop is one of the most fun, intriguing, ambitious, and useful ideas for getting your main stakeholders to buy into your new idea, proposal, or project. The only . . .

Ideas for Fixing a Failing Project or Reuse System

Things are not always perfect - how could they be? Life is not perfect, but it still provides the opportunity to use processes that can make things better. So, despite . . .

Hit a savings milestone & get a special badge on your account area & a certificate in the post!! & a party when you hit £1 million! (We are looking at you Glasgow & Clyde NHS!)

Engaging your organisation in reuse is getting more and more popular each month, as we see and hear sentiment and content from all around the industry push this method . . .

What Are The Benefits of Reuse for Head Porters?

Here’s the big question about Porters: Do your porters ever complain that one day they’re making a disposal, say for example some chairs, and then the very next day . . .

10+ Reasons Why Webinars Are A Better Use Of Your Time

You have been working all day , your boss is asking for an update, you need to submit a committee report, things are stressful.   I am assuming you are here because you . . .

Caroline Davies, Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

Warp It are pleased to welcome Caroline Davies to help us explore reuse, culture change and the past problems of wasteful behaviour activities within her organisation, . . .

Why Should Space or Decant Managers Be Interested in Reuse?

The purpose of this article is to explain the benefits of reuse and in particular the Warp It Reuse System - in relation to Space Management, Decanting, and Buildings on . . .

Case Study: Adrian Miller, Waste Manager, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

We are joined by Adrian Miller, who for thirty years has worked in roles such as Waste Manager, Warehouse Manager, Facilities Manager, and more. His employers have . . .

Elaine Gray, NHS GGC, Discusses the Revolve Mark

We are very pleased to welcome back Elaine Gray, Purchasing Lead at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. You may remember we interviewed Elaine about her success in . . .

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde approach the £1million in cost avoidance milestone!

Our team here at Warp It are really pleased to welcome back Elaine Gray, Purchasing Lead at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, back for another interview. Cast your mind to . . .

What we love in November 2018 - unleash your potential with coaching

Coaches believe that the individual always has the answer to their own problems but understand that they may need help to find the answer. The essential part is to learn . . .

Tips and tools on coaching

Coaching is a process that aims to improve our performance and focuses on the present rather than on the distant past or future. Fundamentally, the coach helps the . . .

University of London: Organisation and City Level Sharing of Surplus Assets - Part Four

Welcome back! In part four of this series looking at organisation and city level sharing of surplus assets, we are focusing on the University of London.  First, please . . .

Automating Reuse: How Can Warp It Help Those With an Online Platform Already?

Sometimes organisations set up their own reuse platforms. This is great! Really, it is! Our mission is to make reuse mainstream and so it warms our cockles when we hear . . .

11 Reasons To Attend Events or Workshops

Making Reuse Mainstream Our aim is to make reuse mainstream and give you the tools and tips to help you do that in your organisation. To help with that we are delivering . . .

Editorial: How Has Warp It Impacted the NHS?

Firstly, before we dive right into the ways in which Warp It has impacted the shape and culture of the NHS and UK Healthcare in general, we want to say thank you. We’d . . .

University of Glasgow: Organisation and City Level Sharing of Surplus Assets - Part Three

In part three of this series covering organisation and city wide sharing of surplus assets, we go now to the University of Glasgow. If you missed the earlier . . .

New Feature: 3rd Party Claim Pop Up

Giving assets to charity just got a whole lot easier! We are here to tell you about a new feature we've recently added to the Warp It reuse platform. What is it? We have . . .

Warp It Feature: Loans

The Warp It loan feature allows staff in an organisation to loan out their idle assets. Traditionally, our system has been designed for the use of asset donation between . . .

Case Study: Daniel Smith, Sustainable Labs Officer, University of Birmingham

We are very pleased to welcome Daniel Smith, Sustainable Labs Officer at the University of Birmingham, to discuss the impressive work that has been going on at the . . .

The Zeppelin List & Learning From My Mistakes

I make mistakes every single day. Sometimes I make the same mistake again and again, even on the same day, which is annoying. But, I seem to be adept at reviewing my . . .

What we love in October 2018 - bouncing back from making mistakes

Just the word, ‘mistake’ can strike fear in many people’s minds, but it really shouldn’t. Making mistakes is a normal part of life and can offer the opportunity to learn . . .

Tips and tools to learn from your mistakes

We all make mistakes, for sure. It’s part of what makes us human. But it’s no good crying over spilt milk. Making mistakes is a learning process so it’s important not to . . .

Free Furniture and Equipment For Schools

The Warp It reuse system is a network whereby schools can access free corporate assets like stationery,  chairs, desks, cabinets, sports equipment etc. There is no . . .

New Feature: Free Assets For Schools

We have big news for Warp It members who are looking to donate assets into their local community, who really want to boost their CSR, and would like to help those who . . .

University of Reading Case Study, With Ruth Harris

We welcome Ruth Harris, Sustainability Officer at the University of Reading. Ruth has been supporting various sustainability projects and their development within the . . .

Everything You Need to Know About Staff Sales for Personal Use

Hey! This is Daniel O’Connor from Warp It, and this article is here to explain how and why you should consider selling or donating assets to staff for personal use. I’m . . .

Downloads, Templates & Guides to Help You Make Reuse Mainstream in Your Organisation

Save time, get our templates! This page links to all of the templates that you will need to publicise and embed your furniture and equipment reuse program in a smooth . . .

New! Warp It Wednesday Campaign

Leeds Teaching Hospital are one of our customers. Every Wednesday their porters pick up any surplus furniture and transfer it to a new home using our system.  They call . . .

How to Achieve Culture Change While You Sleep!

Our vision is to make reuse mainstream. Our customers want to make reuse mainstream in their organisations. Our customers are generally trying t change culture in . . .

Tips and tools to help you step out of your comfort zone!

Each month we gather and share useful tips and tools; and this time it’s all about stepping out of your comfort zone. Why? Well, while staying in your comfort zone . . .

What we love this September 2018 - breaking free!

We all probably know someone who fondly states after an adventure: "I can’t believe I did that, but I’m so glad I did." This usually happens when we spend time outside . . .

How to Catalogue Assets Quickly and Easily

Time, time, time... When managing a large building clearance, it can often be resource intensive to catalogue exact details and upload a picture of every single asset. . . .

Here's How Warp It Can Be Used As An Asset Management System

Warp It is not designed to manage assets in the traditional sense, in fact, it was designed to redistribute assets that were surplus to requirements. However, we’ve . . .

We Interview Warp It Pioneers Paul Nelson & Laura Manley, North Tyneside Council

We are pleased to welcome not just one, but two Warp It pioneers for this in depth interview. Paul Nelson works as the Environmental Sustainability Manager at North . . .

New Feature: List View Number of Items

We’ve been working on some brilliant functionality updates for the Warp It system We listen to your feedback and suggestions to help shape this platform, and so for this . . .

King's College London Case Study, Martin Farley

We are pleased to welcome Martin Farley, Sustainable Labs Guy at  King’s College London, who has kindly helped us explore the topic of their reuse project and the . . .

Disruption, Pain Points, and Unmet Needs

Warp It’s Founder, Daniel O’Connor, is here to talk about disruption, innovation, and solving problems. Please read on and enjoy his interesting thoughts...   Defining a . . .

Save Time With Our Email Templates

One part of your tool kit for culture change should be emails. In this article you will find links to all of our email templates for use within your organisation, in . . .

Comfort Zone: We Are All Coaches Of Some Kind

This article is something different. This article is me speaking to you personally, sharing a piece of content that I believe will have a huge and immediate positive . . .

How To Increase Your Local Charity Donations, Template Included

The purpose of this blog post is to help existing customers increase their charity donation capacity in the local area. As you may know, a large part of Warp It is . . .

How To Use Celebrity Status To Your Advantage

Welcome! We want to talk to you about making cultural change in large organisations, and to do so we must discuss one particular technique that is used globally, but is . . .

Feature: The Status of an Item

In this article, we are going to talk about one of the features of the Warp It system, to help you understand a little better how our platform operates. We explain about . . .

City of Sunderland: Organisation and City Level Sharing of Surplus Assets - Part Two

In part two of this series we are going to talk about the first of our four case studies (part one). I’m Daniel, Head of Customer Happiness at Warp It, and I’m the . . .

Warp It for Consortium, Membership or Umbrella Charities and Community Voluntary Services (CVS)

Membership Charities & Community Voluntary Services (CVS) across the land are discovering they can join Warp It and give their members access to millions of pounds worth . . .

Organisation and City Level Sharing of Surplus Assets - Part One

Welcome! This article is all about the reuse of surplus assets within and between the University Sector in the UK. In this series of articles we’re going to review four . . .

Tips and Tools To Help You Sleep

Being on top of your game takes a lot of hard work, focus, and preparation. While being great at work is something to be proud of, we often get so wrapped up in it that . . .

What we love this August 2018. Sleep!

This month we’re looking at the importance that sleep plays in our lives and how it contributes to greater innovation, productivity, job satisfaction, and improved . . .

A Good Night's Sleep is the Most Widely Undervalued Performance Enhancing Drug

Wakey wakey! If you’re a regular reader of the Warp It blog, you’ll probably have asked yourself why we talk about things like productivity, climbing mountains and . . .

Warp It's Reuse Cheat Sheet - Six Steps to Success

This is a reuse cheat sheet designed to help you decide the best actions to take to get support to start or improve a reuse system in your organisation. These are . . .

Is It Always Cost or Carbon Positive to Reuse an Item?

There’s a question we’ve been asked by some of our members, and whilst on the face of it, it may seem like a tricky question, we’ve managed to simplify our answer. The . . .

Feature: Share Days

Welcome! In this piece we will be walking you through one of our main features when it comes to donating to 3rd parties: Share Days.   Internal marketplace By using the . . .

Feature: Store Management Settings

If you have the luxury of storage on (or off ) your estate , then storage can act as an extra lifeline for items. What we mean by that is often somebody might want to . . .

New Feature: The Face of Reuse

In the past, we’ve always maintained a position that there are certain advantages for those leading Warp It to be friendly, approachable and recognisable, and to be . . .

Choose to reUSe - University of Salford's Award Winning Campaign

The University of Salford’s Environmental Sustainability Officer, Rebecca Bennett, is here to walk us through their ‘Choose to reUSe’ scheme. In this piece, you are . . .

Feature: Redistributing Surplus Electrical Assets

This post is here to explain how you can use Warp It to redistribute surplus electrical assets around your estate, instead of them being collected and disposed of by . . .

How Can Warp It Work In Business Improvement Districts & On Business Parks?

If you are involved with resource efficiency, waste or sustainability within BIDs or on business parks then this is for you.   Welcome. In this article we are going to . . .

New Feature: Bulk Uploads

In this post, we will be looking at a new feature we have added to the Warp It system that makes life easier for building clearance managers, and allows reuse to be . . .

Using a Spreadsheet to Redistribute Surplus Assets?

Many of the organisations we talk to do not have any kind of asset reuse going on. Some are right at the start of their reuse journey. Some use email to redistribute . . .

Welcome to the £100k Club! Warp It’s Leading Savers...

Engaging your organisation in reuse is getting more and more popular each month, as we see and hear sentiment and content from all around the industry push this method . . .

New Feature: Add An Extra Field On Upload Forms

New feature for controlling staff behaviour - the extra upload field. What is the the problem we are seeking to solve? To automate the reuse of assets around the estate, . . .

Why Facilities Should Not Catalogue Reusable Assets

Here at Warp It, we often get asked the interesting question of ‘How do you maintain your catalogue of usable items on your marketplace?’. This will be the focus of this . . .

Get Ready for your CQC Audit With our FREE Graphics Package

Dear Warp It members who are part of the NHS, this post and download have been made especially with you in mind. If you aren’t a member of the NHS, and you have no idea . . .

How a desktop Warp It Icon can make a huge difference to organisational reuse

One of the easiest ways to engage people in your reuse program is to actually get people on Warp It and looking around. If they don’t get as far as the portal, something . . .

Forging Agreements, with Nick Fayers, Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Warp It would like to introduce Nick Fayers for your reading pleasure. Nick is the Divisional Energy and Environmental Manager at Nottinghamshire Healthcare. He’s a . . .

New Feature: Prioritise some members over others

Sometimes, due to certain circumstances, you need to prioritise some members or organisations over others. Well, now you can. Why is this feature necessary?  As an . . .

What we love this July 2018- telling your own story

  Every month we find and share great stories we love. Why? Well, we want to spread positivity, through sharing inspiring, educating and amusing tales. And what better . . .

Our storytelling tips and tools

One of the most important things any organisation can do is become great at storytelling. Stories are influential learning and knowledge sharing tools. They help process . . .

Bullet points do not inspire...stories do!

Storytelling is a powerful way to help us find personal meaning within a shared context, engage us in a journey and giving us a reason to believe. By sharing inspiring . . .

Waste, Sustainability, FM, Estates & Procurement - How to Tell Your Story.

Do other people in your organisation appreciate what you do? Do they know what you do? Reuse can be a great way to demonstrate the value of your departmental impact. . . .

New: Warp It Launches Branded Stickers!

Warp It are here to support you every step of the way in your reuse journey. To do that, we’ve produced some branded sticker templates to make it absolutely clear what . . .

My Story of Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

We welcome Daniel O’Connor to the podium to tell his story... If you are a frequent reader of the Warp It Blog, you will know that Daniel is the proud founder of Warp . . .

How To Create A Buzz During Delays

Imagine you’re planning your reuse scheme and you’ve already got the go-ahead from stakeholders, done a business case, and have organisational support, but, there’s a . . .

FREE: Warp It Fire Risk Sticker Template

We have another freebie for you, our wonderful Warp It members!  This week, we’ve put together some potentially life saving free sticker templates that you can use in . . .

Recap: Warp It Bristol Event

We are posting this article off the back of a very successful event at the Create Center in Bristol, where we had a fantastic turn-out of Warp It customers, as well as . . .

Case Study: One Manchester House Association

We are pleased to welcome Anton Schultz, Social Investment Manager at One Manchester Housing Association, to help provide additional insight about their incredible . . .

New! Free Lab Reuse Campaign Materials

Recently we revealed that we were in the process of asking our community to help us design some amazing visual stimuli for laboratory or science facilities to boost . . .

Ride for Nell – a great achievement from one of our customers

John Bailey, Head of Sustainability at the University of London is a long time friend of ours. He has been on a cycling mission around France, with his wife Sophie and . . .

What we love this June 2018

Each month we persistently search for and share stuff we love with you, to inspire, amuse and educate you and support your determination to achieve something regardless . . .

Our tips and tools: keep your data safe

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can’t have escaped you! It came in force on 25 May 2018 and during the lead up we were swamped with facts, figures and . . .

New Feature: Warp It Admin Forum!

We are very pleased to introduce to you a brand new feature for admins here on the Warp It platform. Having spoken to a great deal of our members about ways that we . . .

A Bottle of Brandy and Amazing Customer Feedback!

Here at Warp It, we’ve got some thoughtful users. Thanks to the epic feedback we receive we are constantly improving our offering . We’ve changed how we support the . . .

Dare to Compare? Current Practice vs Easily Achievable

Reflections are powerful... When we take a look at what we are doing, often, we notice things that we are proud of, and things that we want to change.   When it comes to . . .

Automising reuse: The Journey of an Item

We try to automise reuse as much as possible so that you and your staff and your colleagues can get on with other priorities. Sometimes it helps if we explain how an . . .

How to Transport Items For Reuse on Big Estates

Your big issue = How to manage transport This guide is here to provide a couple of simple, bite-sized tips for more effectively managing transport and logistics on a . . .

How to Use Flat Screens to Boost Reuse Participation

Flat screen TVs are not only good for watching THE WORLD CUP they’re also a very useful tool for engaging people in whatever message you want to get out. Within your . . .

New Admin Feature: Deleting Options On Active Items

Welcome! We are pleased to introduce a new feature for the benefit of admins on the Warp It system. Admins will now see some changes in terms of what they are able to . . .

The One Dreaded Thing That Can Stop Reuse When Decanting Buildings

This article is all about a problem. The problem is how to maximise the opportunity that building decommissions, or decants, present, especially when it comes to the . . .

How to get anyone to agree to your culture change project

Daniel's super simple step-by-step guide to changing culture in organisations Step 1: Identify the people who are decision makers  This could be your boss, the head of a . . .

How to Increase Your Charitable Output Through Great Communications

Linking up with charities to make donations should be easy, right? Well, before Warp It, it wasn’t. It was a lot of effort, with a lot of back and forth dialogue and . . .

Making the Business Case - ALL Resources Included!

Your organisation is on a reuse journey. We want to be helpful, we want your reuse system to succeed and we want you to feel like Warp It is here to support you (which . . .

2 Features Which Mean You Don't Need Storage to Run a Reuse Program

"We do not have storage, so we cannot reuse" This is one of the most common reasons institutions do not explore reuse after the first assessment meeting. However, we say . . .

Benefits of Warp It to Councils - Signpost

Benefits of Warp It to Municipal Councils Councils up and down the UK are reaping the rewards from a partnership with Warp It. We’ve allowed them to: expand the reuse of . . .

New Features: Cancel Claim Notifications & Custom Item Deadlines

Two new features! 1. Claim cancel notifications When a claim is cancelled, we need an e-mail to be sent to the old owner and to the transporter (if enabled) to advise . . .

NHS Supplier of the Year!

We were awarded "NHS Supplier of the Year" at the NHS Sustainability Awards last Thursday! The NHS is one of Britain’s proudest achievements. And today its staff do a . . .

Using One-to-One Training to Boost Reuse System Participation

To really maximise your reuse system, you have to get people onto the platform or reuse system, uploading their items, searching for assets and making claims. The usual . . .

Fiona Daly talks about how to get stuff done

As you might have seen we organise regional workshops to help organisations make reuse mainstream. We had the honour of having Fiona Daly, Sustainability Lead at NHS . . .

My top 10 tips for stopping email adding stress to your already complicated day!

28% of company time is spent on reading and responding to email The number 2 distraction at work is emails. (Number one is other colleagues!)   Why is distraction a . . .

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