Read how we won the battle of harnassing the new kindling machine. Find out how we’re doing and what we’ve achieved in 2012 for waste and recycling and employment support in Oxfordshire. 2012 Annual Review
OWR is featured in the RBS SE100 fastest growing social enterprises for the second year running. We are 64th out of a total of 368 social enterprises with a combined turnover of £700 million.
Our individual turnover showed a 25% increase. We’d like to say a huge thank you to all our workers and customers who’ve been responsible for this success. Recycling wood is evidently high on the agenda and looks set to continue in 2013.
We have some great kindling and firewood products on sale this winter from The Wood Shop at Milton Park.
Kindling £3.00 – Now around 3kg of dry clean softwood.
Soft wood offcuts – Just £3.00 per large (feed) bag. Make your own kindling or use them as fire starters. Come and fill your car boot!
Hardwood firewood. Tropical hardwood recocvered from old crates. Clean, dry and burns bright and hot – £6.00 per 10kg Net.
Details here http://www.oxfordwoodrecycling.org.uk/?page_id=148
Architectural Salvage, Reclaimed Building Materials.
Saturday 23rd June – Sunday 24th June.
Stubbings House, Berkshire. www.salvo-fair.com
We thought you might be desperate to build that shed this bank holiday week end, so we’re opening the Wood Shop especially!
Open on Saturday June 2nd 9-1, Monday June 4th 9-1, Tuesday June 5th 9-1.
Recruiting: We are very busy bees at the moment and are once more looking for excellent wood collector drivers to work in our 2 person teams collecting wood from around Oxfordshire and West Berkshire. This is demanding but rewarding work, and we are looking for ‘bank’ workers who could do a couple of days per week as and when required, Full training and induction provided. If you are interested please contact us for an application pack, citing this advertisement.
All construction grade 6X2, 7X2, 8X2 & 9X2 on sale at £2.05 per metre including VAT.
Firewood: Stay at home in the warm and let us bring kindling and firewood to you.
10 bags of kindling £27.50 delivered FREE (20 miles radius Milton Park).
10 X Approx 7kg bags of softwood firewood £37.50
10X Approx 10kg bags Hardwood firewood £60.00
Mixed loads available, all FREE delivery. Ask us!
All of our firewood is clean kiln dry recovered waste wood. Perfect!
Call us on 01235 861228 to arrange a delivery.
We’ve been awarded the Social Enterprise Mark! – the brand for social enterprises that was launched in February 2010. The mark identifies businesses which meet defined criteria for social enteprise, and consumers will recognise that businesses displaying the Mark are trading to benefit people and planet.
Oxford Wood Recycling joins other ethical businesses that have been recognised by being awarded the Mark such as the Eden Project, Hill Holt Wood, Bristol Wood Recycling Project, Big Issue and the Co-operative Group South & West.
Government data estimates that there are 62,000 social enterprises across the UK, contributing £24 billion to the economy and employing around 800,000 people.