Re-use gold stan­dard for city store

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A LO­CAL sec­ond hand store in Glas­gow has re­ceived the stamp of ap­proval from Scot­land’s re-use qual­ity stan­dard scheme.

SoulRiders, a store sell­ing pre-loved bikes, has been awarded the kitemark by Zero Waste Scot­land, the or­gan­i­sa­tion be­hind Re­volve, the re-use qual­ity stan­dard scheme for shops who sell sec­ond hand goods.

Lo­cated on Forth Street,they have been sell­ing bikes in Glas­gow for three years.

The team also carry out repairs on the bikes of the public, of­fers me­chan­i­cal train­ing, and also brings the com­mu­nity to­gether with reg­u­lar cycling rides.

Rashid Khaliq, chief ex­ec­u­tive at SoulRiders, said: “Sec­ond hand doesn’t have to mean sec­ond best. Re­volve cer­ti­fied stores of­fer qual­ity pieces where cus­tomers can be con­fi­dent they are buy­ing qual­ity goods.”

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