Äland Island – Finland
Recycling of building material and furniture
THE CONTEXT OF YOUR INITIATIVE
Recycling and re-use. Inclusion of persons who are in the risk of exclusion.
THE ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT AS PART OF YOUR INITIATIVE
Emmaus Åland has a recycling central for building material. The work is conducted through the employment of long-term unemployed. The work consists of dismantling buildings, parts of buildings or interiors, to receive and sell furniture and to go through and check electronics.
WHO IS INVOLVED FROM OUR GROUP?
Four employees and 10-15 persons/participants on job training.
WHICH PARTNERS ARE YOU WORKING WITH ON THIS INITIATIVE?
Most of the participants get a better position on the labour market, get a job or start an education.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO ADD ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR INITIATIVE?
WHAT ARE YOUR PROSPECTS?
We need to have well educated staff members who can help our trainees to find their goals and to get a job.