Consumer Information Obligation
Under the Packaging regulations Pennine-Pack has an obligation to provide its members with more information on how and where to recycle. This is known as the Consumer Information Obligation.
Want to recycle more?
Your waste may have some value. Below is some information that may assist you to recycle more of your waste. If you can not see what you want then please contact us and we will try to answer your questions.
The Green Business Network has collated a large database of companies and organisations mainly in Yorkshire and the North West who are able to take your waste for recycling, thus diverting it from landfill, and the associated landfill cost.
If you think your waste may be of use to someone else, you can try offering it on the Whywaste waste exchange and see if there is anyone in your area who is interested in it.
Businesses can also try the following organisations to find a waste recycler:
Remember that waste contractors are licensed by the Environment Agency. To make sure that your waste is being taken by an authorised contractor, ask where the waste is going and if the recipient is licensed to receive your waste. You should also make sure that and hauliers removing your waste has a Waste Carriers Licence.
For domestic waste see the www.recyclenow.com website to find your closest recycling site
Also you can easily find your nearest recycling point by entering their address details on www.upmystreet.com
Your local council can also advise on local recycling services. Contact your local council and ask for the recycling officer.
For more information, you can contact us