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You can help us make a difference in the world and change lives. Find out more about how you can get involved:

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Recycle waste wood

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

Buy reclaimed wood

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

Work with us

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

Latest News

  • Celebrating partnership with Interserve in the North East

    Celebrating partnership with Interserve in the North East

    Community Wood Recycling Managing Director Richard Mehmed has been marking the milestone of 150 tonnes of wood picked up from Interserve’s Mount Oswald site in Durham. The team from Newcastle Wood Recycling have made over 80 collections, saving 90 tonnes of
  • Wates Group spends £20 million with Social Enterprises

    Wates Group spends £20 million with Social Enterprises

    Leading construction and property services firm and long-time Community Wood Recycling partner Wates Group has cemented its position as one of the country’s leading supporters of the Social Enterprise sector, reaching a landmark spending target.
  • That's TV Scotland Central: Move On Wood Recycling

    That's TV Scotland Central: Move On Wood Recycling

    A reporter from That's TV Scotland Central visited Move On Wood Recycling to find out how they're saving wood from going to waste, as well as providing volunteering and training opportunities for local people.
  • Humber Wood Recycling Launch New Site

    Humber Wood Recycling Launch New Site

    Linder Barker, interior designer and television presenter, was present for the opening of new premises for Community Wood Recycling enterprise Humber Wood Recycling.
  • The Wood Store Brighton decorates new zero-waste restaurant

    The Wood Store Brighton decorates new zero-waste restaurant

    The Wood Store Brighton has provided Ugly Butterfly, a new zero-waste restaurant from Chef Adam Handling, with tables and fittings made from reclaimed wood.

Opportunities for new wood recyclers

We are targeting Liverpool as the last major conurbation without a network member and we’re looking for someone to work with us in the city.

If you’re interested please get in touch!

We anticipate that this activity will take up all our available resources for the current financial year, but if you would like to set up a project to start trading in the the second half of 2020 onward, you can find out what’s involved here, and then contact us.

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SE100 UK Top 100 SE100 Finalist 2019 UK Social enterprise awards 2017: Highly Commended Certified Social Enterprise Buy Social Building Awards 2013 Finalist RBS SE100 Growth Leader Halving Waste to Landfill National Recycling Awards Winner Constructing Excellence Awards 2012 Finalist