British Gas, BT and Sellafield use this company’s waste management services — the Preston firm recycles metals and other materials at its 15-acre plant and exports them to India, Pakistan and the Middle East. Founded in 2008 by Steven Jackson, 52, it aims to create social value greater than 10% of annual sales for its charity, to combat unemployment and homelessness. International sales were £20.5m in 2017, under managing director William Fletcher, 38.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank98
CompanyRecycling Lives
ActivityWaste management provider
LocationPreston
2-yr av intl sales growth pa49.45%
International sales £000s20,545
Total sales £000s46,452
Staff238
Founded2008
Websitewww.recyclinglives.com

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