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At we aim to provide you with a high quality news and information service about recycling and waste management. To help protect our hard work and our business activities we provide this service to you under the following terms and conditions which, by your use of this site, you are deemed to accept. (See below for our policy on Cookies)


We always welcome feedback on any of our news items, information or other activities. Please send an email to and we will aim to reply to your comment within five working days. We also try to give advice in response to enquiries wherever possible although this make take at least a week to do.


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We always aim to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and complete. However, we do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the information provided and we advise you to verify the accuracy of any information and take appropriate professional advice before relying on it. If you believe any of the information to be inaccurate please contact us at or in an urgent situation please call our switchboard on Tel: +44 (0) 20 7633 4500.


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Two types of cookies are used on this website:

Session Cookies which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site

Persistent cookies. These remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly. Most major websites use cookies.

How we use Cookies on our Site and what Information we collect

Session Cookies

  • To allow you to carry information across pages of our site and avoid having to re-enter information.
  • To see which parts of the site are proving of interest and from which area you are visiting.

Persistent Cookies

  • To help us recognise you as a unique visitor (just a number) when you return to our website and to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly.
  • To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website. We cannot identify you personally in this way.

Third Party Cookies

Third parties serve cookies via this site. These are or may be used for the following purposes:

  • To count the number of anonymous users of our site.

Disabling/Enabling Cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.

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To provide for monitoring and avoidance of any abuse of RecyclingNews a copy of basic information about the sending of news stories from RecyclingNews is generated. This information is confidential and comes under the terms of the Data Protection Act. The use of this site activity is also monitored as an indicator of the volume of users of RecyclingNews.

Newsletter and article comments

RecyclingNews will issue a weekly email newsletter. To receive this you must confirm your subscription by responding to an email sent out after your initial sign up. Commenters on articles on the site should maintain a balanced, polite and informative approach in the posts submitted. We advise that you limit the amount of personal information you supply in posts and also require that you refrain from making comments about individuals or comments about companies which could be injurious. If you see any items of concern, please email:  or in urgent circumstances please call our switchboard on tel: +44 (0) 20 7633 4500. This website is published from the UK.

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