Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Recycling Consortium
Description

The Recycling Consortium (TRC) is a not-for-profit organisation, whose members include The Sofa Project and The Children's Scrapstore. It was set up in 1989 to promote the 3Rs: waste reduction, reuse and recycling. Based in Bristol, it also works in South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), as well as in Oxfordshire. TRC encourages action within the community. Households, schools and community groups are supported in activities to deal with waste at a very local level. TRC specialises in: Promotion and publicity work; Canvassing and awareness-raising; Monitoring of participation in recycling schemes. Education projects: TRCs education team teach in schools throughout Bristol, S.Glos and N.Somerset, linking to course work and the national curriculum.

Assemblies and workshops encourage pupils to think about waste in different ways.

Support and development of community composting initiatives.

Promotion of reusable nappies: the Real Nappy Project encourages parent and professionals to rethink the use of disposable nappies; and promotes modern washables as a very real alternative.

TRC also works with local authorities and community waste organisations across the UK: providing consultancy expertise and support in dealing with waste issues; helping to build community waste sector capacity through setting up networks; building grass-roots community waste activity.

TRC works as part of Community Recycling Services Ltd on national awareness-raising and waste reduction projects.

Organisation Type
Private Business
Alternative names
The Recycling ConsortiumTRC
This organisation provides support around
Living, Learning, Working
Regions
South Gloucestershire Bristol Bath and North East Somerset North Somerset Somerset
Is there a cost for these services?
No
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
CREATE Centre
Address 2
Smeaton Road
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS1 6XN

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Bus numbers?
500
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