Our partners have signed up the Paintcare voluntary commitment, supporting the following aims of the programme:

bullet white Stop the landfilling of over 20 million litres of leftover decorative paint each year

bullet white Increase the reuse and remanufacturing of leftover decorative paint

bullet white Work with local and national government, paint manufacturers, retailers, the waste industry, and other stakeholders

bullet white Remove legislative barriers

bullet white Help find new markets for remanufactured paint products

bullet white Facilitate a national network of paint collection and remanufacturing centres, bringing new job opportunities

bullet white Maximise the use of valuable raw materials and resources

Does your organisation support the aims of PaintCare? If so, contact amy.white@bcf.co.uk to sign up to the PaintCare voluntary commitment.


Our members aren’t just social enterprises. They also include private businesses, charities and public sector organisations who support our vision of a world where social enterprise is the usual way of doing business.


  • Run effective campaigns for our members and to lobby on the sector’s behalf
  • Carry out robust and respected research to help paint a picture of the UK’s social enterprise movement
  • Build networks between social enterprises
  • Work with our Corporate Partners to broker business for our members and other social enterprises
  • Raise the profile of people and social enterprises in the sector

Join us and find out how membership can benefit your organisation. 


The Fire Station, 139 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2HZ.

We’re part of a social enterprise hub supported by PwC and share The Fire Station with The School for Social Entrepreneurs, The Centre for Social Impact, The Beyond Food Foundation and Brigade – a social enterprise bar and bistro.