Environment & Recycling

 

  • Active Lancashire

    Office 3-4, Farington House
    Lancashire Business Park
    Leyland
    Lancashire
    PR26 6TW


    Contact:
    Darren Wright

    Tel: 01772 299830


    Email:
    contact@activelancashire.org.uk

    Web: www.activelancashire.org.uk

       

     

    ABOUT US

    Active Lancashire is the strategic lead for Sport and Physical Activity in Lancashire. We connect with like-minded local organisations and individuals to help bring about active lifestyles. Nationally we are one of the many Sport England-led Active Partnerships that drive a sports delivery system across the country.

    We believe that sport and physical activity have the power to influence behaviours and develop skills which can have a broader, positive impact on people’s lives.

    Our work in leading and facilitating effective partnerships across the county from key influential decision makers, through to community grass roots organisations aims to encourage Lancashire residents to engage in sport and physical activity and lead a happy, more prosperous life.

     


     

     

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  • Furniture Matters

    Vickers Ind Estate
    Mellishaw Lane
    Morecambe
    Lancashire
    LA3 3FB

    Contact: Phil Crossley

    Tel: (01524) 426622


    Email:
    office@furniturematters.org.uk

    Web: www.furniturematters.co.uk


    About Us

    Furniture Matters is a local re-use and recycle charity who’s aim is to provide quality low cost furniture and other household goods to local people in need in the community; to reduce the amount of furniture,electrical items and other household goods that end up in landfill and to provide quality volunteering and training opportunities for local people, aiming to increase employment prospects for some of these people.

     


     

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  • Gift92

    Contact: Peter Metcalf

     

    Email: mail@gift92.com

    Web: www.gift92.com

     

    About Us

    Gift92 helps those in real need to build a stable home. We help people with limited finance and receiving state benefits to furnish a property. The charity has been doing this since 1992.

    Many of those we help have moved into an empty property and do not have the funds to furnish it. We supply the essential furniture and household items to help them and their family create a home. We collaborate with several local agencies and charities to enhance the household items clients receive through our service.

    Our work is supported by generous members of the public who donate usable furniture and household items, we are always in need of more due to demand. The furniture collected has enabled us to help over 750 people in 2018.

     


     

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  • Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside

    Blackpool office:
    The Enterprise Centre
    Lytham Road
    Blackpool
    FY4 1EW


    Contact:
    Andrew Darron

    Tel: (01942) 821444


    Email:
    clm@groundwork.org.uk

    Web: www.groundwork.org.uk


    About Us

    Groundwork Cheshire Lancashire & Merseyside is both a charitable trust and a social enterprise that has been working to build more sustainable communities across Cheshire and Lancashire since 1985 and Merseyside since 2012. We do this by helping people and organisations to create better neighbourhoods, to build their skills and job prospects, and to live and work in a greener way.

    Our vision is of a society of sustainable communities which are vibrant, healthy and safe, which respect the local and global environment and where individuals and enterprise prosper.

    By this we mean communities where people can work if they want to, where people are not living in fear of crime, where young people are valued and can realise their potential, where people are healthy and can afford to make healthy choices, where neighbourhoods are places where people want to live, and where communities – be they neighbourhoods or business communities – are more resilient.

    In order to manage our activities in a way that delivers against our vision we have set 6 core objectives which we feel are key components of a sustainable community. All of our work will contribute to at least one of these objectives.

    1. We will help communities to become more active and resilient
    2. We will help to build greener, safer, stronger neighbourhoods
    3. We will help young people realise their potential
    4. We will help those furthest from the labour market to find work
    5. We will promote improved health and wellbeing
    6. We will reduce carbon emissions and tackle the impacts of climate change

     


     

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  • Integrate (Preston & Chorley) Ltd

    112-116 Tulketh Browintegrate-logo
    Preston
    Lancashire
    PR2 2SJ


    Contact:
    Peter Green

    Tel: (01772) 333800


    Email:
    enquiries@integratepreston.org.uk

    Web: www.integratepreston.org.uk


    About Us

    Integrate (Preston & Chorley) Ltd was established in 1983 to provide supported housing for individuals with Learning Difficulties. We continue to do this and also support individuals with Mental Health conditions, Physical Disabilities, Autism, Sensory Impairments and Dementia.

    We have a long history in Social Enterprise and all of our Social Enterprises’s have been established to provide better opportunities in life, and the employment market, for people with disabilities & long term conditions. We offer placements related to wood recycling, horticulture and gardening, handyman services, decorating, retail and packaging.

     


     

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  • Newground CIC

    193 Bolton Road
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB2 3GE


    Contact:
    Kasira Ahmed 

    Tel: 01254 265163


    Web:
     www.newground.co.uk

    Email: kasira.ahmed@newground.co.uk 

     

    ABOUT US

    Newground CIC is an exciting social enterprise delivering professional services in a competitive marketplace. We deliver services in community support and training, employment, environment and health & safety compliance, flood resilience, landscape architecture and grounds maintenance.

    Instead of our profits going to shareholders, they are donated to the charity Newground Together and distributed in the form of grants to environmental and community projects, so by choosing Newground, our customers are helping to drive positive social and environmental change.

    Newground is accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 ensuring we deliver quality services in a safe and sustainable way. Newground CIC is the wholly owned subsidiary of the charity Newground Together, a member of the Together Housing Group, a leading provider of quality affordable and modern homes for rent across the North of England.

     


     

     

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  • Open Door Furniture Recycling

    St Mary’s Church
    116 Manchester Road
    Nelson
    BB9 7HD

    Contact: Mark Clegg

    Tel: 01282 452400

     

    Email: info@furniturerecycling.org.uk

    Web: www.furniturerecycling.org.uk
     


    About Us

    Open Door Furniture Recycling is YOUR community based furniture scheme which has been set up on a not for profit basis to provide:

    • Basic furniture, household goods and domestic appliances for disadvantaged people living within Burnley and Pendle who are excluded from buying these items through traditional outlets.
    • A real work experience with vocational training towards a recognised qualification that will help the long-term unemployed secure worthwhile jobs.
    • An opportunity to reduce the volume of waste, re-useable furniture and domestic appliances, going to land fill sites.

     


     

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  • Recycling Lives

    Recycling Lives Centrerecycling lives
    Essex Street
    Preston
    Lancashire
    PR1 1QE

    Contact: David Allen

    Tel: (01772) 665940


    Email:
    contact@recyclinglives.com

    Web: www.recyclinglives.org


    About Us

    The Recycling Lives charity acts as a safety net for vulnerable and marginalised people. We offer accommodation, education, training and work experience to homeless and long-term unemployed individuals, with the aim of helping them back into full-time work and finding them a place to call their own.

    Our charity work is supported by the successful commercial activities of Recycling Lives Ltd, a Queen’s Award-winning recycler and waste management solutions provider.

     


     

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