Recycle Matters is a social enterprise created through INEO Employment Services. It started as a Job Creation Partnership (JCP). The 20-week pilot project employed three individuals (two general labourers and one business/office administrator) to work with a supervisor and the project manager to set-up a mattress recycling facility.
The project is designed to support skill development and employment experience while developing a mattress recycling service that now is an employment and training social enterprise. Participants of the DUAL skills training for employment program do their work experience there.
It is expected that 90 – 95% of the mattresses be recycled. The first stage of the project consists in learning the markets – both suppliers and end markets for the materials. Up-cycling with some of the material will be incorporated in the future. Check this site and our Facebook page for more information on our innovative operations.
Our process will be similar to what is featured in the video below:
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