Social Enterprise

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 provides grant support to deliver services and create employment for people from disadvantaged groups. It is funded by the Department of Social Protection and managed by Pobal and we 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

  • Provide access to electronic and battery recycling for everybody in the areas we serve.
  • Create trust and honesty across all our operations.
  • Engage respectfully with people of all ages including staff, customers, volunteers, management & partners.
  • Offer opportunities for lifelong learning regardless of background, origin, education or personal history.
  • Ensure an inclusive work place where discrimination of any kind is not accepted.
  • Deliver a flat organisational structure where debate is encouraged and inclusive decision making is practiced.
  • Offer a fair price to all customers which will support the sustainability of our organisation.

    For more information on our social enterprise activates please email or call us.