Equipment reuse saves Scottish NHS £300,000 a year
The Scottish NHS estate has signed a contract to reuse furniture and equipment that is estimated to save it at least £300,000 in the first year.The contract was awarded to Warp It, a reuse website, which works in a similar way to trading sites such as ebay. Participants list unwanted items which can then be claimed by others. They are first
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