Social Enterprise in Ireland is defined as “an enterprise that trades for a social/societal purpose, where at least part of its income is earned from its trading activity, is separate from government, and where the surplus is primarily reinvested in the social objective.”
Recycle IT as a social enterprise operates under the Community Services Programme (CSP) The programme supports community businesses to provide services and create employment opportunities for disadvantaged people. The Community Services Programme is managed for the Department of Rural and Community Development by Pobal, a not-for-profit company tasked with managing programmes on behalf of the Irish Government and the EU. Recycle IT are one of over 400 social enterprises operating with support from the programme in Ireland.
We manage our sustainability by working in partnership with our stakeholders, remaining cost effective and offering an affordable and reliable electronic recycling services. Our not for profit organisation works to deliver environmentally friendly recycling solutions and real training and employment opportunities. Our stakeholders include our employees, the communities and customers we serve, partners and funders.
Our mission is to provide a community based professional electronic waste management service and create sustainable employment opportunities.
Organisational Values and Aims