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Below are some links to organisations who provide useful information on waste.

The company Allwag sell printed promotional products and corporate clothing made from recycled materials.
Check out the stylish composters available from Blackwalls.

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management provides training initiatives designed to improve the management of wastes.

Collect4School is a free nationwide printer cartridge recycling scheme for schools. Collect4School pays money to the schools for cartridges that can be remanufactured.
Collect4Uni is a free nationwide printer cartridge recycling scheme for universites and further education establishments.  Collect4Uni pays money to the student organisations for cartridges that can be remanufactured.
The Composting Association
The Composting Association is the United Kingdom’s not for profit membership organisation, promoting the sustainable management of biodegradable resources.
The Community Recycling Network for Scotland (CRNS) is a membership organisation set up to provide support and information for community led groups involved in recycling, reuse, composting, reduction and waste education activities.
The Scottish Executive's Do A Little - Change A Lot campaign.
Eco Schools
Designed to fit into the curriculum, Eco Schools is an award scheme that gets everyone in the school community involved in making the school environment better.
Environmental Campaigns aim to create effective action by their targeted groups to achieve a sustained improvement in local environmental quality and reduce anti social behaviour.
European Legislation
A guide to European environmental legislation provided by the European Union.
Even Greener
Environmental products for your home and garden.
Forward Scotland
Forward Scotland promotes sustainable development in Scotland by influencing policy and through practical projects.
Green Books
Shop for environmental books on everything from organic food & cookery to eco-philosophy.
grownupgreen is a completely new website aimed at involving, encouraging and supporting households who want to make more informed choices on issues such as renewable energy, managing the household waste, purchasing of consumer goods and much more.
The Henry Doubleday Research Foundation provides information about organic composting.
Home Recycling
Home Recycling sells a wide range of containers to help you recycle at home and offers useful tips to help you Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
Keep Edinburgh Clean
This is one of the Council's flagship awareness campaigns that delivers environmental services and messages to the public. Includes a mini site
with information about the Keep Edinburgh Clean Awards.
Leep Recycling is an innovative project managed by Lothian and Edinburgh Environmental Partnership. It aims to increase the level of recycling activity in Edinburgh and the Lothians by extending and developing recycling infrastructure.
Permaculture Magazine
Check out The Permaculture Magazine's website for solutions to sustainable living.
Pesticides Safety Directorate
Pesticide Withdrawals: information for householders from the Pesticides Safety Directorate.
Remarkable is an award-winning producer of some of the UK's most exciting recycled products.  Everything they design and manufacture comes from identifiable recycled or sustainable sources.
Reuze aims to bring together the three parts of the recyling problem. Those with waste to recycle, organisations that reuse that waste and products made from recycled waste.
The Recycle Works
The Recycle Works is the only UK Company dedicated exclusively to the supply, design, manufacture and development of domestic composting equipment.
REMADE Scotland is a major initiative which seeks to stimulate, develop and strengthen recyclate material markets in Scotland.
SCI Scotland
The Sustainable Communities Initiative is a charity that develops Earthships and runs Creative Waste Workshops in Scotland.
The Scottish Industrial Symbiosis Programme
The Scottish Industrial Symbiosis Programme (SISP) has been helping to improve resource productivity of Scottish industry since March 2003. Publicly funded by SEPA and the Scottish Executive, the SISP is part of the wider National Industrial Symbiosis Programme.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency's main aim is to provide an efficient and integrated environmental protection system for Scotland.
Straight Recycling Systems
Europe's leading supplier of recycling containers.
The Sustainable Scotland Network
The Sustainable Scotland Network is the primary co-ordinating network of Local Authority practitioners responsible for the promotion of Sustainable Development in each of the 32 Local Authorities in Scotland.
Transforming Waste Scotland
Transforming Waste Scotland is a grant scheme, which offers funding to projects that increase levels of waste reuse, recycling or composting.
UK Legislation
The site includes the full text of all legislation enacted by the UK Parliament and delegated legislation.
Unimobiles is an online shop for refurbished mobile phones that also offers repair services.
Waste Solutions
Waste Solutions is a new web centre for urban waste management officers, policy makers or experts. It offers information on good practices, projects, publications, links and tools on sustainable waste management and waste avoidance.
Waste Technology Data Centre
The Waste Technology Data Centre gives the facts on how waste treatment technologies work, as well as how much they cost to build and maintain.
The Waste and Resources Action Programme's mission is to accelerate resource efficiency by creating stable and efficient markets for recycled materials and products, while removing barriers to waste minimisation, re-use and recycling.
Wiggly Wigglers
Wiggly Wigglers offer a range of gardening and home composting products to buy online.
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