Lancashire CRN, c/o Global Renewables Lancashire, Environmental Education Centre, Farington Waste Recovery Park, Sustainability Way, Leyland, PR26 6TB.
Lancashire Community Recycling Network is a not-for-profit members’ organisation which aims to support and promote organisations involved in waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting within Lancashire.
(The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & N Merseyside)
The Environment Education Centre, Howick Cross Lane, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0NS
EGF delivers educational activities & workshops to schools across Lancashire to promote waste awareness and highlight the 3Rs. EGF also runs training events for all those involved with delivering waste education to children and holds annual events and competitions to raise awareness of the 3Rs and waste minimisation.
Environment Centre, Bolton Rd, Blackburn, BB2 3GE
Provide schools education programmes and a comprehensive package of training and business support to local businesses, voluntary and community groups from foundation certificate to NVQ Level 4. (focusing on the environment, resource efficiencies, waste management, sustainable development, etc).
New Hall Hey Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, BB4 6HR
Groundwork Rossendale is an environmental and social regeneration charity that provides education and awareness raising on sustainable development.
Hodge Hut, Holland Place, Reedyford Rd, Nelson, BB9 8HD
PEN grew out of Local Agenda 21 and serves as a support network for local environmental groups in Pendle. We offer training oppportunities and contribute to the LSP as well as undertaking the Pendle Floral Heritage nursery, ecocentre and café project.
c/o 1 Buttermere Court, Ridge, Lancaster, LA1 3NF
The Forum is a group of committed individuals who meet on a regular basis in Morecambe and Lancaster to encourage recycling and waste reduction. Runs several waste projects including the “Not Just a Load of Old Rubbish” Recycling Directory and PASS on Plastics, a campaign to reduce plastic consumption and pollution.
Scaitcliffe House, Ormerod St, Accrington, BB5 0PF
The Prospects Foundation is a community owned local charity that works for lasting environmental change in Hyndburn. Runs several sustainability projects including waste awareness initiatives.
Back Lane, Southfield, Burnley, BB10 3RD
Coldwell is a social enterprise that offers residential training and horticultural services. Operates an accelerated compost unit and processes food waste from kitchens together with garden waste for use on own grounds.
Crossways, West Paddock,Leyland PR25 1HR
Established composting team who collect garden waste from the local community on their electric milk float, turning it into a good quality product. Scheme volunteers partcipate in a wide range of actvities, learning new skills. We also provide onsite recycling and educational visits for local schools and groups.
c/o Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum
Towneley Holmes Road
Groundwork East Lancashire is an environmental and social regeneration charity that provides a kerbside collection service for kitchen waste in Burnley adhering to the Animal By-Products Regulations (ABPR). The project uses 3 in-vessel composting machines (Rocket A900).
South Lodge, Piccadilly, Lancaster LA1 5AA
Piccadilly Garden provide training and work experience for people with learning difficulties in horticulture and community recycling. We collect green garden waste in the Lancaster City area and operate a composting site provding peat free mulches, composts and soil conditioners.
The Barn, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston, PR5 6BY
The Wildlife Trust is set up to protect wildlife for the future. They also run various community gardening projects across Lancashire involving volunteers and local residents in activities including composting and raising awareness of reusing materials.
Unity House, Chapel St, Blackburn, BB2 2EQ
Furniture and white goods reuse project providing low cost goods to people in need in the Blackburn area.
Units 10-12, Ellenshaw Works, Ellenshaw St, Darwen, BB3 1EP
Furniture reuse project providing low cost goods to people in need in the Darwen area.
Old Grand Garage, Thornton Rd, Morecambe, LA4 5PB
Funiture Matters run a wide range of reuse and recycling schemes including furniture, white goods, IT, cycles and paint. We have a large training unit providing quality volunteering and training opportunities for local people. We provide the bulky waste collection service for Lancaster City Council and offer collections of reusable items from commercial premises.
Unit 2, Boundary Rd, Plungington, Lancs, PR2 3DS
Furniture and white goods reuse project providing low cost goods to people in need in the Preston area
45 Clifford Street, Chorley, PR7 1SE
Provide advice, support, furniture and household accessories to homeless and former homeless persons within the borough of Chorley.
29-35 Ripon Road, Blackpool, FY1 4DY
Helping Hands work with the homeless and run a furniture shop, providing employment. They also recycle paper, textiles and computers that are donated to them.
Unit 1a, Faifield St, Accrington, BB5 0LD
We provide a collection service to provide essential goods for clients on low income. Working in partnership with Hyndburn Borough Council to assist in the collection of domestic white goods for reuse and recycling. Expanding services to include local businesses by providing better quality goods and reducing landfill. We also provide training posts for volunteers and training placement post for local government. Coming soon – a new on-line information facility and Virtual Store.
Sefton Works, Shed St, Colne, BB8 8AH
Collect donations of reasonable quality furniture and domestic appliances for re-use among disadvantaged households within the community. Provide genuine work experience placements with accredited training to the long term unemployed and volunteers.
Unit 2, Navigation Way, Fleetwood, FY7 6RS
Furniture and white goods reuse and recycling, IT, aluminium cans recycling, and Community Re>Paint project operating throughout Wyre & Fylde set up by Fleetwood Community Associations.
St Mary’s Church, Broadfield Drive, Leyland, PR25 1PD
Recycle furniture and household items to poor and needy families in the South Ribble area.
Environment Centre, Bolton Rd, Blackburn, BB2 3GE
2ndBite is a project funded by the Defra Business Reuse Fund and Lancashire VCFS. Donated, redundant IT equipment is recycled for reuse in the community. The project is registered as a Microsoft Authorised Refurbisher and offers free Microsoft software for eligible users.
29-35 Ripon road, Blackpool, FY1 4DY
We are a Microsoft Authorised Refurbisher providing free collections of IT equipment across the UK. Computers are provided free of charge to organisations and people in need.
Lisieux Hall, Whittle-le-woods, Lancs, PR6 7DX
Brothers of Charity is an organisation which offers numerous services to adults with learning disabilities. An off shoot of one of these services is the collection of recyclable materials from schools and businesses in Chorley & South Ribble area.
19 Church Rd, Lytham, FY8 5LH
Provide training and work skills to adults with learning disabilities, helping them move into paid employment. Collect Paper, card, cans and glass from businesses and households in the Kirkham & Wesham area.
2 Penrose Place, West Pimbo, Skelmersdale, WN8 9PR
Midstream offers ‘hands on’ work activity and quality training, in a caring, supportive environment, for young persons and adults who have special needs. They have been operating a kerbside recycling collection in partnership with a local council to 10,000 households and are looking to expand to new activities.
2 Headroomgate Rd, LythamSt Annes FY8 3BD
The Ormerod Trust runs two schemes operated with support of adults with learning disabilities. CanAble provides a commercial waste disposal programme for cardboard and aluminium and works in partnership with Fylde Borough Council in servicing on street collection bins. We are soon to commence cartridge recycling. Branching Out is a community gardening and recycling green waste service for the elderly and infirm in St Annes.
1 Meadow Avenue, Fleetwood FY7 7PL
FACE is providing a pathway into employment for people with learning disabilities. They collect reusable waste from business for their scrapstore which offers arts and crafts products. We also collect cans from local businesses and materials for recycling from households in the local area.
Apollo House, Ordnance St,Blackburn BB1 3AE
SAMS is a not for profit community enterprise, who collect useful waste from local business, with the intention for it to be re-used within the community. We combine a growing concern for the environment with financial benefit for the companies who donate, and the organisations that need resources for art, craft and educational activities.
Unit 3 Aqueduct Mill, Preston PR1 7JN
Chip off the Old Block is a project of Integrate, a registered charity set up to provide supported employment and training for adults with learning difficulties and people marginalised by society. We operate a wood recycling and reuse scheme accepting all sorts of commercial wood as an alternative to landfill.
61-63 St Thomas’s Road, Chorley, PR7 1JE
We provide a range of community services for older people including information and advice. Work in Burnley, Chorley, Lancaster, Ribble Valley, Pendle, W. Lancashire, & Wyre and operate 5 charity shops across Lancashire which accept donations of good quality cothing, bric a brac, books, shoes and bags.
Signposts, 58 Regent Rd
Morecambe LA3 1QE
The project is based at 22A Yorkshire Street, Morecambe and sells DIY materials at affordable prices. We also resell paint for the Furniture Matters Community Re>Paint scheme, and promote methods of energy efficiency. The shop provides a focal point for Morecambe residents, business, allotments, community associations and individuals for the recycling, redirection and reuse of goods within the local community and provides and creates items of use from recycled materials for sale. Contact the shop direct on 01524 833080.
Environment Centre, Bolton Rd, Blackburn, BB2 3GE
Provision of an Environmental Rapid Response Team to support Local Authorities, Community Groups, etc; address fly tipping, public/ open space ‘clear ups’, etc
Longton Business Park, Station Rd, Much Hoole, Preston, PR4 5LE
International Aid Trust is a charity that recycles furniture, textiles, metals, paper and cardboard with profits raised going towards our work in Eastern Europe and the needy in the UK. We also accept donations of good quality items from business for export to Eastern Europe.
Fairfield House, Fairfield St, Accrington, BB5 0SG
Prosperity manufactures quality outdoor furniture (benches, picnic tables etc), signage, fencing, activity play equipment and planters from 100% recycled plastic; products which are maintenance and rot free.The company also provides work-based opportunities for the socially disadvantaged; mainly producing small outdoor objects and animal bedding from recycled wood and cardboard.