Bike Week 2019

Bike Week 2019

This week (8-16th June) is National Bike Week! At GWR we encourage our volunteers and staff to cycle as it’s good for the environment and good for your health! Last year we were recognised with a Cycle Friendly Employer Award after building a new bike shed, with the...
GWR shortlisted for National Recycling Award!

GWR shortlisted for National Recycling Award!

Glasgow Wood Recycling is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the MRW National Recycling Awards 2019. We have been selected as a finalist in the Waste Reduction Initiative – Public/Third Sector category after being nominated by...
Designs on Growth Update

Designs on Growth Update

Last year Glasgow Wood Recycling’s efforts to tackle social exclusion and promote sustainability were boosted by the announcement of funding from the Scottish Government and European Union for ‘Designs on Growth’ – our in-house design project. We are...
2018: Year Reviewed

2018: Year Reviewed

2018 was another great year for Glasgow Wood Recycling. In this blog we look back at events from last year – and look forward to what 2019 has in store. January 2018 National Lottery Community Fund Grant A great start to the year with a new grant to allow us to...
The Making Of: Whisky Barrel Planter

The Making Of: Whisky Barrel Planter

WHISKY barrels may often be underappreciated in comparison with the value of their delicious contents, but there is a lot more involved in the process of making them than meets the eye. Of course, whisky lovers and distillers believe that it is what is inside that...
Wood Unlimited

Wood Unlimited

WOOD Unlimited is our new Big Lottery funded training programme which aims to tackle social isolation through woodwork. It is a 6-week health and well-being themed course aimed at reducing the impact of loss, isolation and loneliness. The scheme involves a combination...
Brief History of the Barclay Curle Complex

Brief History of the Barclay Curle Complex

THE Barclay Curle Complex in Whiteinch may host our wonderful GWR workshop, but it is perhaps better known for its historical significance as a symbol of the bygone era of industrialisation. Perched on the North bank of the River Clyde and towering above the business...

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