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Recycle your wood with Community Wood Recycling, save money and help the environment!


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Need wood for DIY projects? Want to buy unique, environmentally-friendly timber and furniture?


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If you believe in what we do, or you want to build your skills and confidence, come and join us!

Looking for a change in career? Want to help your community?

Entrepreneurs are needed to set up and run Community Wood Recycling enterprises in London, Leeds, Bradford, Edinburgh, Plymouth, Stoke, Bournemouth, Birmingham and Guildford.

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Latest News

  • Making Wood Work in Glasgow

    Making Wood Work in Glasgow

    Glasgow Wood Recycling have been awarded £426,509 from the BIG Lottery Fund to launch “Making Wood Work”, a training and employment project providing opportunities for 144 people. They will deliver training designed and accredited by Community Wood Recycling, helping unemployed people to learn woodworking skills, and learn about wood recycling and health and safety.  The new project will also mean… Read More »
  • Global fame for Brighton Waste House

    Global fame for Brighton Waste House

    Brighton’s recently completed Waste House has been capturing the headlines all over the world.  This exciting project, a collaboration between Brighton University, Mears Group and City College Brighton, is made of recycled products, scrap and unused materials from construction sites including 4,000 VHS cassettes, two tons of jeans and 20,000 toothbrushes, and of course wood from the nearby Brighton and Hove… Read More »
  • Crossrail project celebrates World Environment Day

    Crossrail project celebrates World Environment Day

    We are delighted to be working on the Crossrail project, currently Europe’s largest construction scheme.  When Vinci wanted to celebrate World Environment Day on 5th June, they invited Community Wood Recycling’s Daniel Tidey to tell the staff about our work.  Dan said:- “It was great to see this massive project, and to feel that we’ve played a small part in… Read More »
  • The “money really does grow on trees” breakfast

    Community Wood Recycling Managing Director Richard Mehmed was the speaker at May’s Brighton and Hove business breakfast.  His talk took a fascinated audience from the early days of his first social enterprise, to the building of a new industry sector in wood recycling. His journey offered many valuable lessons to small businesses, particularly those interested in giving something back, and… Read More »
  • Humber Wood Recycling Project opens its doors

    Humber Wood Recycling Project opens its doors

    We are delighted to welcome Humber Wood Recycling Project, serving the area around Hull, to the network. This gives us capacity for the first time to cover this part of the country, and we wish entrepreneur Bob Bunce every success with his new venture. Here’s their mascot, Twit the owl. Look out for more new enterprises in the next few… Read More »

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