Prioritising reuse, they either find new homes for used items, upcycle them into new products, or send them for responsible recycling. Last year, they diverted 125 tonnes of waste from landfill and have created notebooks from the 80,000 folders they've collected.
Recently awarded the Social Enterprise of the Year by Social Traders, Green Collect have been supported in their development by the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation to develop and implement a change management strategy to develop opportunities for business growth and scale.
"The grant has enabled us to position the organisation to effectively grow our business while ensuring we can continue to achieve our bold social and environmental aims.”
Sally Quinn, Co-founder - Green Collect