We produce more rubbish today than ever before.

Further Information

Cans

    * Can Makers Information Service
      www.canmakers.co.uk or tel: 0207 072 4083
    * Alupro - Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation,
      www.alupro.org.uk
    * Waste Online
      www.wasteonline.org.uk

      To find out if there is an aluminium recovery centre in your area contact your local authority.


Metals

    * British Scrap Federation
      www.steelchange.com

Glass

To find out about bottle banks in your area contact your local authority.


Waste Paper

To find out about paper banks in your area contact your local authority.


Plastics

    * British Plastics Federation


Organisations

    * Reclamation Association
    * National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) - Waste Watch (Recycling)
      www.ncvo-vol.org.uk
      Provides advice and training for voluntary groups who want to become involved in recycling.
    * Friends of the Earth
      www.foe.co.uk
    * Waste Online
      www.wasteonline.org.uk
    * Recyclers World
      www.recycle.net
    * Recycle More
      www.recycle-more.co.uk

This factsheet has been compiled with information provided by
Pictorial Charts Educational Trust www.pcet.co.uk and Waste Online www.wasteonline.org.uk

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