Recycling

  • Ludlow Pride of Place – Contact Alan Stewart on 07929 062 691 or meet him at Green Drinks (21st of month), webpage is on facebook under Ludlow Pride of Place recycling.  This voluntary organisation has been operating since 2005 and undertakes a monthly town centre recycle.  This leaves the castle cannon at 10:20 on the last Saturday of each month;  the recycle goes on until 12:00.  It also keeps a large chest of litter-pickers, rings and green vests and undertakes recycling of benches.
  • Freecycle – The Freecycle Network™ is made up of many individual groups across the globe. It’s a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns.
  • South Shropshire Furniture Scheme – South Shropshire Furniture Scheme is a registered charity which aims to protect the environment and relieve poverty. They started out in response to a need expressed by the community, and collect donated furniture and household items to deliver to people on low incomes living in this area. They also deliver a range of training especially aimed at the disadvantaged, but open to all, in wheelchair accessible premises. SSFS now operate from offices in Ludlow and have the Renaissance Centre in Tower Street as well as the Re-use Centre in Weeping Cross Lane as their main retail outlets.
  • Ludlow and Leominster Freegle – The local group of a national system that allows you to give and receive unwanted items via the internet. This is a wonderful new way to recycle goods and reduce landfill – all transactions must be free!
  • Shropshire Community Recycling – exists to help its members minimize waste and maximize the use of resources in and around Shropshire.
  • Reviive – a Community Interest Company and a partnership between the South Shropshire Furniture Scheme and the Shropshire Housing Alliance offering  an extensive range of quality, re-used home furnishings
  • Scrappies – based in Church Stretton collect worthwhile scrap and to sort it, use it, make things with it, pass it on, or sell it to members, who in their turn use it for the benefit and education of children. They also organise Workshops, Training Sessions and Birthday Parties.
  • Cae Post – In partnership with Powys County Council we run a commercial scale recycling centre near Welshpool. We operate kerbside, bring-site and commercial recycling collections in Powys and beyond. We work closely with the schools and communities to spread the message of social inclusion and sustainability.
  • Cwm Harry– Nutrient and Carbon recycling. As a social enterprise, Cwm Harry works with and on behalf of the local community. Our work shows we have the understanding and skills to recycle nutrients and carbon in a way which creates a sustainable system of food production.