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A leading light - light years ahead

I came across this 21st century aladdin's cave and was so inspired. Every town and village should... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Trash pile, treasure trove

Tucked away on Dartmoore this place is truly an enjoyable treasure hunt and a great place to bring... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Chagford, United Kingdom
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Sep 12, 2018
“A leading light - light years ahead”
Sep 11, 2018
“Trash pile, treasure trove”
Launched in 1995, Proper Job is one of the UK’s first community reuse centres nestled on the northeast edge of Dartmoor in Devon. We are a Charity that aims to keep reusable items away from landfills, by putting them on sale in an Aladdin’s cave of...more
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Market Field, Crannafords Industrial Park | Crannaford Ind Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8DR, England
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I came across this 21st century aladdin's cave and was so inspired. Every town and village should have a proper job. The ethos of refuse, reuse and recycle oozes from every inch of the place and it stops stuff being landfill and it teaches and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away on Dartmoore this place is truly an enjoyable treasure hunt and a great place to bring your unwanted things. The staff are always helpful and all the money they make go back into the community. A great way to make the most of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

What a wonderful adventure to visit here. My friend told me about it because she'd picked up a ginormous wok for a quid from there. It's a perfect example of how we should all live in this day and age, reusing, reducing waste and selling...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BaggyIsaacs
Reviewed July 23, 2018

So well laid out, easy to find things, lots of stock. Extremely friedly, helpful staff, well run place. Ooen six days a week.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sherry T
Reviewed April 23, 2018

A great place which stands for ethical recycling and is also a bargain hunter's paradise. Check out the housewares cabin in particular. The people who work at PJ are so lovely and it is a special place. Have a shop then have a swim in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank andersprof
Reviewed June 1, 2017

every town needs one of these. Fantastic range of goods from clothes, toys, books and even the kitchen sink. Amazing quality of pre-used products and some new and great prices. Friendly staff

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jtm47
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Proper Job takes almost everything that's not wanted by the good people of the area, sells what it can and then re-cycles what it can't. Great for odds and sods, bits of furniture and even the odd antique. A fantastic book department. I've found lots...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Pierreaulit
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

This not for profit coop is a great little place where you will find a vast range of well presented items which have been donated by the local community. Everything is organised and orderly, they have units offering, clothes, tools, reclaimed building materials e.g. Timber,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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