Waste minimisation, re-use and
Recycle Now (National
Comprehensive details of recycling in the UK, including local
recycling facilities, purchasing recycled products and details of
recycling in the home, at work and in the garden.
Staffordshire Real Nappy
To promote the use of washable nappies, Staffordshire County
Council is offering a £30 discount.
To claim your one-off discount your child must be between 0-24
months and a resident of Staffordshire.
For more information or to download an application form
visit the Staffordshire Recycling
Partnership website or call 0800 232323.
National network promoting community
based sustainable waste management.
Watch your waste!
South Staffordshire Council's waste
Reduce junk mail that is delivered to
your property by registering, free of charge, with the Mailing
Preference Service (MPS). Links to the Telephone Preference Service
(TPS) and Facsimile Preference Service (FPS) are also
Tools for Self
Promoting the collection and re-use of
tools, to be sent to some of the poorest countries in Africa.
Organise an annual Christmas Card
UK environmental charity promoting
sustainable resource use through communication, education,
information and research.
Information on paint re-use schemes
throughout the UK.
Unwanted household items can be
given away or exchanged via a series of websites and forums. South
Staffordshire Council is not responsible for the content of
external websites listed below. Users of these forums do so at
their own risk. The websites offer a hosting forum for exchangers
to contact one another, and users consent to publishing personal
details for this purpose.
It is the responsibility of
individual users of the websites to arrange collection or delivery
of items. Please ensure that you protect your personal safety at
all times during any exchanges. Individual disclaimers are
available on each website. Use of the relevant sites and forums and
denotes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
International non-profit movement allowing members to pass on
and collect unwanted items free of charge.
Online free exchange operated through the classifieds section
of the Express and Star website.
Association of Charity
Re-use your unwanted items through
charity shops, raising much needed funds.
Promotes the re-use of household furniture, repairing and
re-using over 250,000 domestic appliances each year.
Guidance for business
Comprehensive information and regulation of our natural
environment, including details of registered waste carriers and
hazardous waste regulations.
Environmental Network: www.sben.co.uk
Offers practical advice and support
for business across Staffordshire.
Offers UK businesses free, independent, confidential advice
and support on practical ways to minimise waste and reduce
Independent company funded by Government. Role is to help the
UK move towards a low carbon future.
International, National and Regional
Gateway to the European
Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra): www.defra.gov.uk
Overall responsibility for development
of sustainable waste management practices. Comprehensive data on
regulations governing the waste and recycling industry.
Waste and Resources Action
Promote sustainable waste management
initiatives such as home composting and real nappy scheme. Also
work to create stable markets for recycled products. Links to
individual websites, including:
County Council responsible for waste disposal. Full details of
waste strategies and recycling facilities across
Local district Council responsible for waste and recycling
Professional body for waste and resource management.
Telephone: (01902) 696203
Fax: (01902) 846553