>>YOU - Youth Opportunities Unlimited
YOU - Youth Opportunities Unlimited
141 Dundas StLondon, ON N6A 1G3
The products and services currently available are:
- Recycling Services - This service consists of picking up recycling products from more than 200 London businesses, sorting, processing and selling the processed items to a larger recycling company. The recycling is picked up weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. The recycling facility also serves as a collection site for certain materials such as cardboard.
- Wood Furniture - 13 wood products are made in the Woodshop from either pine or cedar including a Muskoka chair, mini-Muskoka, foot stool, storage bench, outdoor bench and a new product the Tuck-Away chair. The Woodshop also produces cutting boards and wooden gift baskets (used to showcase Market Quality Preserves).
- Market Quality Preserves - There are 11 types of preserves currently produced including apple butter, cranberry chutney, pumpkin butter, green tomato relish, triple berry jam, strawberry-rhubarb jam, red pepper relish. YOU also produces seasonal and custom gift baskets which include the preserves, a cutting board and locally sourced and competitively priced items such as chocolate/crackers/napkins all packaged in a wooden gift basket made by the woodshop. The MQP group also provides catering services to London businesses, receptions, parties and events.
- Compassion in Fashion - YOU has partnered with Disability Hub to offer a line of jewellery (earings, necklaces and bracelets) made out of wood, recycled materials, beads and stones. Disability Hub was formed in 2007 in Hyderabad India to bring positive change to differently-abled or marginalized women through skills training and work experience.