Below are some useful sources of information about recycling, specialist associations and the current regulations and legal requirements that businesses must comply with.
This website gives information about beverage cartons recycling and what you can do to help
Alupro (Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation) is a not-for-profit company which represents the leading aluminium packaging producers and reprocessors in the UK.
Waste containing more than 0.1 per cent asbestos is classed as hazardous/special waste and must be dealt with appropriately
Set up over a decade ago, the Charity Retail Association is the only body in the UK that represents the interests of charity retailers.
…can provide advice and assistance on the security of communications and electronic data, and remove it from computers etc sent for recycling.
PLA can’t be composted at home. There’s mixed advice on how households should dispose of PLA (polylactic acid) packaging.
CTR Group offers businesses a trusted full circle waste management service in the recycling, reuse and resale of a broad variety of materials.
Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life.
In her book “Plastic Free”, Beth Terry provides the following easily understandable description of silicone.
Symbols and Logos commonly used to signify types of recycling in the UK.