News: Increased demand for reused goods
A report by Hitwise UK has shown that the number of internet searches containing the words 'second hand' has increased by 22% in the last year.
Wednesday, 19th November 2008
Freecycle has also seen a huge increase in demand with visits to their site up 35% on this time last year. Classifieds web sites such as Gumtree and www.preloved.co.uk have seen a 47% jump in demand, with Edinburgh Gumtree making up 2.53% of the total site visits alone.
Caterpillar Remanufacturing celebrates 35th anniversary
CAT Reman opened its doors in Corinth and Alcorn County in Mississippi, USA in 1982 with just 11 employees. 35 years on, there are over 1,300 men and women working at CAT Reman’s four sites there.