Colouring the community

Each year more than 400 million litres of paint are sold in the UK with 50 million litres left unused. Martin Pearse looks at how leftovers can be turned into a valuable resource while safeguarding the environment

by Martin Pearse
Paint saved from landfill brightens up Bradford. Photograph: Community Repaint Network
Paint saved from landfill brightens up Bradford. Photograph: Community Repaint Network

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