Enable collaboration with E-Cycle Solutions opens doors for social procurement contracts
Updated: May 29, 2019
28th May, 2019
Another example of how great things happen through collaboration is on show with Enable's latest partnership with e-waste industry heavy hitter and Co-regulator under the National Television & Computers Recycling Scheme (NTCRS), E-Cycle Solutions. This capacity building led initiative has ramped up Enable's quality management system, accreditations and enterprise management tools in preparation for Enable to take on larger social procurement contracts.
Since May 2016, Enable IT Recycling have diverted 133,046 kgs of E-waste from landfill whilst creating 10 employment pathway otucomes and 14,501 hours of employability skills for over 450 disadvantaged community across Melbourne's north. This collaboration responds to a key strategic action in Enable's 2022 Strategic Plan and serves to growth both social and environmental impact.
In support of Enable's strategy to win new sources of technology recycling business which is both ethical and professional, Chris Tangey, General Manager of E-Cycle Solutions said "Enable Social Enterprise Ltd is a well-managed business, with sound business operations policies and procedures. They are compliant with AS5377 which is the far reaching standard required of recyclers involved in the National Television & Computers Recycling Scheme".
Julie McKay, Managing Director said "The relationship with E-Cycle Solutions is a significant step for Enable, one that has built our capabilities to attract and deliver additional large scale Social Procurement opportunities - very exciting for our current and future customers".
Enable are a trusted Social Enterprise, Australian registered Charity and not-for-profit and and accredited recycler. This means, your decommissioned tech is ethically recycled by Enable and our Community Partners and 100% of profit from your donated equipment is reinvested in the charity to deliver hands on Employability skills to some of Melbourne's most disadvantaged community.
To find out more:
Contact Julie McKay, Managing Director on 0402 141 947