Changing Lives in Cheshire: Recycling Furniture for Social Good

Gary Cliffe Friday, 1 November 2019

Changing Lives in Cheshire has saved 1,000 tons of waste from heading to landfill through its social enterprise mission that combines a recycling solution with a community and outreach mission. 

With experience growing social enterprises to over £2 million in revenue, founder Gary Cliffe talks about his current projects, what drives his passion for social enterprise, solving furniture poverty, why he has so far rejected opportunities to scale, and much more. 

In this Lesson, you will learn:

  • What a social enterprise is and how it operates
  • How Gary identified a waste and recycling issue and set out to tackle the problem
  • How to do good in a financially sustainable manner
  • About scaling a social enterprise and when to know if it's the right time

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