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In 2013 EMERGE was honoured to receive the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

This was awarded to us at a fabulous ceremony at nearby Gorton Monastery locally by the Lieutenant of Lancashire on behalf of Her Majesty for the variety of activities we undertake which we summarised as follows:

EMERGE inspires and motivates active waste reduction, reuse and recycling (the real ‘3Rs’), whilst improving social, economic and environmental conditions through provision of enterprising 3Rs’ services, employment, volunteering and training.

outside palaceA team of our amazing volunteers also represented us at a Buckingham Palace Garden Party, here they are, waiting to see the Queen: