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National Upcycling Day sheds light on UK household waste

In time for National Upcycling Day, Gumtree is on a mission to spread the word about upcycling and encourage the nation to cut back on waste. In celebration of the second annual National Upcycling Day, taking place this Friday (24th June), Gumtree is encouraging households across the country to consider upcycling items otherwise destined for a […]

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Beetlemania frenzy on the rise

Max McMurdo transforms £700 derelict classic VW Beetle into over £5k worth of beautiful furniture Working with Gumtree, designer and professional upcycler Max McMurdo has transformed a derelict classic 1974 VW Beetle costing just £700 into over 20 pieces of amazing furniture and household fittings worth over £5k; all items are now available for sale on Gumtree. Upcycling has seen […]

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Gumtree drives rebrand home with new motors TV ad

Gumtree, the UK’s largest classifieds website, is continuing its above the line campaign with the launch of a new TV spot championing its motors category. The ad is the second in a series using the strapline “Opportunity Starts on Gumtree”. Created by Fold7, the advert takes viewers on an emotional journey with a charming older […]

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Gumtree continues its brand refresh with the launch of new emotive campaign

Gumtree, the UK’s largest classifieds website, today launches its new above the line campaign following last week’s major rebrand that saw the launch of a new logo, brand identity, tone of voice and huge improvements across its mobile and desktop channels. Created by Fold7, the above the line campaign uses the strapline: ‘Opportunity starts on […]

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Archive celebrates 15th birthday in the UK celebrates 15th birthday in the UK

1 in 4 British adults now use Gumtree every month, the UK’s largest classifieds website, is today celebrating fifteen years as the go-to-place for buying and selling everything from furniture and fridges to mobiles and motors. Initially set up by Simon Crookhall and Michael Pennington back in March 2000 to help Londoners find jobs […]

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