Waste Industry Directory

Category: Material Specific


Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment.Information on the sustainability of beverage cartons including manufacturing and recycling information.
The trade association for the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas industries, represents all those involved in the design and build of the biogas infrastructure of Britain.
UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation. Save-a-Can, facts and figures, recycling site locator and educational resources.


British Aerosol Manufacturers Association. Support and information for local authorities, including educational pages for schools.
British Plastics Federation. Information on waste management, sustainability, environmental impact and recycling of plastics.
Information from British Glass on glass recycling


European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment. Contains useful publications on packaging waste.


Furniture Re-Use Network. The only umbrella organisation for around 300 furniture recycling projects throughout the UK. Also contains a wealth of information on where to send your unwanted hearing aids, spectacles, vinyl records etc.


The industry council for packaging and the environment. News, legislation, publications and education on all aspects of packaging.


Nuclear Legacy Forum. NuLeAF seeks to build capacity within local government to engage effectively with nuclear legacy management and works to represent the views of member local authorities to national bodies.


The Organics Recycling Group, previously known as the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR), recently merged with the REA in January 2013 and provides a technical enquiry service for members and supports enquiries relating to quality standards for compost and digestate, compostable packaging schemes [industrial and home scale] as well as any subject relating to the collection, treatment and use of biodegradable resources. The ORG works closely with the Biogas Group of the REA and many of the companies are members of both.


Recycling of Used Plastics Ltd. News, data, resources and advice useful for local authorities on plastics recycling in the UK.


SCRIB ­ the Steel Can Recycling Information Bureau ­ provides information... on steel packaging recycling to the general public, local authorities and the commercial sector. It is a valuable education resource for teachers, parents and education officers, with downloadable class room activities which can also be done in the home. Our aim is to raise awareness of the importance of recycling steel.


Steel Can Recycling Information. Educational resource on steel recycling (directed mainly at younger recyclers ) including games and interesting facts - run by Novelis Recycling.