Recycling Lives Media Centre

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Our Latest News

Second win for Recycling Lives in Downtown’s Awards

Recycling Lives has done the double - winning two Downtown In Business awards in as many weeks. The recycling and [...]

REPORT: Recycling Lives creates £4.1m social value

Our unique model using ‘recycling partnerships to change lives’ has created social impact worth millions of pounds. Recycling Lives uses [...]

Recycling Lives’ Contribution to Lancashire awarded

Recycling Lives' contribution to communities has been honoured with a leading business award. The social business was handed the Contribution [...]

Aaron saves cherished item for family

An eagle-eyed manager has been praised after he retrieved an item of “huge sentimental value” from a car which was [...]

PPE donation boost for Recycling Lives’ Residents

High quality PPE donated after a safety clothing ‘amnesty’ will be proudly worn by Recycling Lives staff. Styles&Wood, the Sale-based [...]

Volunteers hop to it with Easter eggs donation

Recycling Lives' charity has donated thousands off egg-stra special supplies to its members ready to celebrate Easter. The Food Redistribution [...]

Food Redistribution Centre’s team shortlisted in TWO awards

The "excellent" work of Recycling Lives' Food Redistribution Centre has been recognised in two awards processes. The Centre - run [...]

Recycling Lives’ new partnership to provide free breakfasts for schoolchildren

Recycling Lives' food charity has teamed up with Lancashire County Council to provide free breakfasts to schoolchildren in Burnley and [...]

Our Key Statistics

Recycling Lives Social Welfare Charity in 2016

People already helped in returning to independent living via our charity.
Of Residents are registered as homeless when they begin.
Success rate, with only 20% being signposted for further help.
Successful participants equates to £1m annual social return to society.

Recycling Lives Food Redistribution in 2016

People fed each week across Lancashire & Cumbria.
Meals Served through our Food Redistribution in 2016.
Of food distributed via our local charity partners in 2016.
Families on low income fed per week.

HMP Academies in 2016

Returned for social reinvestment.
Success rate in preventing reoffending.
Currently operational HMP Academies.
Currently participating in programme.

2017 Forecast for HMP Academies

Returned for social reinvestment.
Success rate in preventing reoffending.
Total envisioned operational HMP Academies.
Total participating in programme.

Our Videos

Recycling Lives Food Redistribution Centre7:24

#ReleasePotential 5:24

WEEE Compliance Schemes 1:58

Recycling Lives Overview 1:54

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Metal Processing 2:50

Skip Hire and Waste Management 2:17

Secure Destruction at Recycling Lives 1:48

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Charity Overview 2:07

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Commercial Operations 2:30

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Employment opportunities 3:08

Training and Development 2:45

Flat Panel Display Processing 2:54

CRT Overview 3:32

Recycling Lives Infrastructure 3:07

Transport Department Overview 2:24

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