RAGS was a national organisation, established in 1993, which co-ordinated the promotion of recycling and associated issues in Scotland.
RAGS was made up of a membership the key organisations involved in recycling in Scotland, including local authorities, community recycling groups, private waste management companies and government agencies.
RAGS closed in March 2006.
RAGS organises an annual programme of conferences and seminars which tackle a variety of waste management issues. Topics which have been addressed to date include:
- Integrated Waste Management, Producer Responsibility and Packaging, Markets for Recyclable Materials, Waste Minimisation, Potential Job Creation from Increased Recycling,
- Successful Kerbside Strategies and Public Education.
- Speakers are invited from a range of key organisations throughout Scotland and the UK.
- Chartered Accountants
RAGS also provided an information database and enquiry service as well as publishing the RAGS newsletter which is used as an important vehicle for the dissemination of information and opinion on activities and initiatives in Scotland.