Making an impact

We go far beyond basic compliance, working closely with producers and recyclers to make a positive impact on UK recycling. Here's how we do it.

Exploration Fund

Investing £1million to reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries or WEEE through innovation or research in the UK. Find out more about how to apply.

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We believe that consumers have a great role to play in improving recycling in the UK, people just need to be aware of how their actions can make a big difference. See our awareness campaigns including #LeedsByExample, #InTheLoop and #BringBackHeavyMetal.

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To improve recycling in the UK, we need sufficient facilities. We invest in and support UK recycling infrastructure including battery and plastics recycling facilities.

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We foster collaborations between producers, recyclers and other key stakeholders that bring tangible positive impacts to the evidence system. The results are amazing projects we have been lucky enough to facilitate.

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More materials need to be recycled effectively in the future. This is why we invest a proportion of our profits to support and fund innovators who can make a difference.

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Impact report

Our 2018 impact report shows where we have invested to improve quality UK recycling on behalf of our members, and the benefits and learnings that have occurred as a result. Request your copy now.

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