February 21, 2013
The Recycling Factory will help to raise money for The Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT) by recycling inkjet cartridges, toner and mobile phones, with supporters being asked by the company to send their empty cartridges and used gadgets in for recycling free of charge using freepost envelopes and collection boxes. The GWT will then receive a donation for each item that is successfully recycled at no cost to the charity.
The GWT’s aim is to relieve poverty and distress amongst Gurkha veterans and their dependants, providing financial, medical and community aid to alleviate hardship and distress among Gurkha ex-serviceman who once fought for the British Crown.
Donna Wingfield, Business Development Manager for The Recycling Factory, said: “We are proud to be working in partnership with The Gurkha Welfare Trust and look forward to helping make a real difference to the lives of Gurkha ex-servicemen and their dependants both in Nepal and the UK. The recycling scheme provides an easy and cost-free way for people to show their support.”
Also commenting on the partnership, Lin Sharp, Head of Major Donors and Partnerships, said: “Nepal is a land of immense beauty, it is also one of desperate hardship and remains one of the poorest nations on earth. That is why this new recycling partnership with The Recycling Factory will make a difference in helping The Gurkha Welfare Trust raise the funds to achieve its aim of providing financial, medical and community aid to almost 8,000 welfare pensioners and their dependents”.
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