Waste prevention and re-use

The areas below include information and guidance which can help with waste prevention and re-use. 



 Textiles collections guide 

This report reveals that consumers are throwing out almost one million tonnes of textiles, mainly clothes, shoes and linens like bedding and curtains, every year.  But these unwanted items, which currently end up in landfill, could be re-used or recycled – and generate millions of pounds.


Bulky waste guidance

This provides ideas and identifies opportunities to increase the amount of household bulky waste that is re-used and recycled. 



 WEEE good practice collection/treatment

This guidance covers good practice options for all stages of the recycling chain from point of disposal through to the production of resultant material streams.