Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Trade Associations and Business Support Organisations for Recycling sector.
BCNI is a business-led coalition that emphasises businesses' ability to contribute positively when it comes to social concerns.
Rethink Waste is a communications campaign of the Department of the Environment (DOE) in Northern Ireland. It aims to promote reduction and reuse of waste as well as recycling.
Wrap Northern Ireland is a branch of the UK-wide group Wrap, a resource efficiency charity.
CRNS is a charity that aims to build a stronger community repair, reuse, recycling and upcycling sector in Scotland.
Recycle for Scotland is run by Zero Waste Scotland (see below) and aims to provide advice and information on how to recycle, help to protect Scotland's natural environment and benefit communities.
Zero Waste Scotland is a Scottish Government funded scheme that is focused on reducing waste, increasing energy efficiency and promoting responsible water use.
ALUPRO is an industry group that represents a range of actors within aluminium packaging, including primary producers, packaging converters, packer fillers and reprocessor/exporters.
BMRA is a trade group that represents the UK's metal recycling sector.
CCN is a UK-wide organisation that supports and promotes community groups, social enterprises and individuals which are involved in producing compost from green/food waste and using it in their local communities.
Community Repaint is a network of schemes set up to allow for the reuse of paint.
ESA is a trade group that represent's the UK's resource and waste management industry.
FRN supports a range of charities and aims to relieve poverty and reduce waste by promoting the re-use of essential household furniture and electrical appliances to help people in need.
MVDA is a trade group the represents the UK's vehicle dismantlers, salvage agents, metal recyclers, as well as those associated with the industry.
NCWRP was established to help set up and develop a nationwide network of wood recycling social enterprises.
ORG is a trade association that represents the UK's biodegradable waste management industry.
Recoup works to develop and share the knowledge required to ensure effective planning and implementation of plastics recycling and recovery systems and associated policy.
RMA is an industry group that represents the interests of UK-based manufacturers of retreaded tyres.
TRA is a trade association that represents used clothing and textile collectors, sorters and reprocessors.
UKCRA is a group that represents British companies that recycle printer cartridges for resale.
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
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