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.
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.
For information and opportunities from Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise, Skills Development Scotland, Business Gateway and Visit Scotland covering:
Visit the FindBusinessSupport.gov.scot website
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.
Supports a range of charities and aims to relieve poverty and reduce waste by promoting the re-use of essential household furniture, electrical appliances etc. 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.
SEPA Special Waste Consignment Notes – updated position, The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is now accepting special waste consignment notes (SWCNs) by email only.
DAERA Waste Policy Tracker, The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has published a Waste policy tracker to stay informed of waste policy developments.
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