Recycling Information

Below are some useful sources of information about recycling, specialist associations and the current regulations and legal requirements that businesses must comply with.


 

ACE UK

Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK)

This website gives information about beverage cartons recycling and what you can do to help

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Alupro

Alupro

Alupro (Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation) is a not-for-profit company which represents the leading aluminium packaging producers and reprocessors in the UK.

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Asbestos

Waste containing more than 0.1 per cent asbestos is classed as hazardous/special waste and must be dealt with appropriately

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Charity Retail Association

Set up over a decade ago, the Charity Retail Association is the only body in the UK that represents the interests of charity retailers.

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Communications-Electronics Security Department (CESD)

…can provide advice and assistance on the security of communications and electronic data, and remove it from computers etc sent for recycling.

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Compostable Plastic – PLA

PLA can’t be composted at home. There’s mixed advice on how households should dispose of PLA (polylactic acid) packaging.

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CTR Group

CTR Group offers businesses a trusted full circle waste management service in the recycling, reuse and resale of a broad variety of materials.

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Eco-Schools

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.

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Silicone

In her book “Plastic Free”, Beth Terry provides the following easily understandable description of silicone.

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Symbols and Logos

Symbols and Logos commonly used to signify types of recycling in the UK.

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