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Community Recycling Network for Scotland

CRNS provides support and information for community led groups involved in recycling, reuse, composting, reduction and waste education activities.


The Composting Association

The Composting Association is a not for profit membership organisation, promoting the sustainable management of biodegradable resources.


Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee

LARAC is the leading national local authority organisation promoting waste reduction and recycling.


Let’s Recycle

Let's recall website provides information for businesses, local government and community groups involved in recycling and waste management.


REMADE Scotland

REMADE Scotland seeks to stimulate, develop and strengthen recycled material markets in Scotland.


Scottish Environmental Protection Agency

SEPA is the national body responsible for the protection of the environment in Scotland.


Scottish Industrial Symbiosis Programme

SISP aim to help to improve resource productivity of Scottish industry by connecting industry to create opportunity.



Netregs provides guidance on how to comply with environmental law as well as advice on good environmental practice.



WaterSense is Scottish campaign to raise awareness of the hidden chemicals in everyday household and personal care products that get washed down our drains and can pollute the water environment.  Find out how you can help reduce your pollution.


Rubbish Clearance Hastings

RC Hastings disposes of all your topsoil, mixed waste, gas cylinders, sheds, filing cabinets or radiators safely from anywhere in Hastings TN34


Waste and Resources Action Programme

WRAP's mission is to accelerate resource efficiency by creating efficient markets for recycled materials and products, while removing barriers to waste minimisation, re-use and recycling.


Waste Aware Scotland

Waste Aware Scotland is a national campaign that aims to change public attitudes and behaviour towards waste.


Waste Aware Business

Any business based in Scotland can use the Waste Aware Business website and Business Recycling Directory to access information about local and national recycling and reuse services from a range of service providers.




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