24th Jul 2007

ECORRN's Overall Aims

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  • Expand the capacity of the community sector, working with councils, community sector networks etc. to build partnerships and avoid overlaps in service provision                 
  • Assist more groups to win external funding; including distributing seedcorn money which has enabled the network to increase and secure long term viability
  • Provide easy access to information using various media
  • Deliver awareness work to increase public support for re-use, and buying second-hand
  • Increase the tonnage of household waste diverted by the community sector and charity shops, in partnership with councils.

ECORRN offers the following to the community sector:

  • Staff time
  • Funding/fundraising help
  • Group meetings
  • Training opportunities
  • Trips and events
  • Useful information / contacts
  • A network of local groups
  • Opportunities for ideas exchange
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