Plan A: Six Years On

posted 21.06.2013

[caption id="attachment_5175" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="M&S Eco Store at Cheshire Oaks"][/caption] According to a recent progress report, Marks and Spencer?s highly acclaimed plan A strategy is not only paying dividends in their fight to create a more sustainable organisation but is also having a positive impact on their bottom line. According to the retailer, Plan A initiatives...

Category: Case Studies, community, environment, industry, Mike Close, recycling, Third Sector

Allotments Save Pounds and Carbon with Recipro

posted 19.06.2013

[caption id="attachment_5170" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Recipro provide all sorts of materials for allotments and community gardens"][/caption] The below case studies demonstrate how local community garden and allotment projects have benefitted through using surplus building materials from their local ReciproCity Centre. Newton Park Allotments: *Estimated Savings: £1190 *1088kg ma...

Category: Case Studies, community, environment, Our News, Third Sector

Recipro Charity Challenge 2013

posted 10.06.2013

[caption id="attachment_5151" align="aligncenter" width="215" caption="The red dotted route is the Sandstone Trail (34 miles)"][/caption] The Recipro Team are once again embarking upon a charity challenge, following the success of last years Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. Les, Mike, Beckie, Paul and Brendon will be walking the Sandstone Trail to raise money for the Construction Youth Trust, a c...

Category: general, Our News, Third Sector

Community Project saves over £8,000 sourcing building materials through Recipro

posted 11.04.2013

At Recipro we are determined to reduce the amount of surplus building materials entering the waste stream and instead using the materials to help charity and community projects. We have a free to use website which everyone can use but we also offer a range of corporate services for large contractors and merchants who wish to help the community they work in, whilst lowering their own skip co...

Category: Our News, Testimonial, Third Sector

Community Engagement Increases

posted 15.03.2013

New figures released in February shows there was a sharp increase in the number of people volunteering and getting involved in community engagement in 2012. Minister for Civil Society, Nick Hurd said  ?The Official Statistics published for the first time by the Cabinet Office show that the proportion of people volunteering at least once a year has now increased from 65% in 2010 to 2011 to 71% in...

Category: general, Paul Jones, Third Sector

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