The business recycling lives as well as waste.
Recycling Lives not only recycles waste goods but also turns around the lives of the marginalised people it employs.
Ian ended up in prison as a result of drug addiction, losing not only his home but his relationship and family ties, as well as his own confidence and self-belief.
“I was ready to change my life but I had no direction or motivation to do so until I met Recycling Lives,” he says.
Recycling Lives is a provider of award-winning waste management services, but aims to have a much bigger impact upon the community. The company offers work placements and employment opportunities to formerly homeless men or ex-offenders so they can regain their independence through work.