Alupro is an industry funded, not-for-profit organisation with over 25 years’ experience representing the UK’s aluminium packaging industry.

British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA)

BMRA is a trade association representing the £5.6 billion UK metal recycling sector – a globally competitive industry supplying environmentally-friendly raw material to metals manufacturers.

British Plastics Federation

Established in 1933 the British Plastics Federation is the most powerful voice in the UK plastic industry with over 500 members across the plastics industry supply chain, including polymer producers and suppliersadditive manufacturersrecyclersservices providersend usersplastics processorsand machinery manufacturers, representing over 80% of the industry by turnover.

Environmental Services Association

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) is working to transform waste and resource management in the UK.  Our work helps enable our members to turn Britain’s waste into valuable resources whilst protecting the environment.


The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation is the umbrella organisation for European Recycling Industries. It was founded in 2014 by three long-standing European Federations, namely:

Hub 4

Hub Digital Media is the most dynamic and fastest growing news resource for the Bulk Materials Handling, Recycling and Quarrying Industries.


The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the “Voice of the Recycling Industry.” ISRI and its 21 chapters represent approximately 1,300 companies operating in nearly 4,000 locations in the U.S. and 34 countries worldwide that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics, and textiles.


LARAC – the voice of local authorities on recycling and waste is the UK’s leading independent website dedicated to businesses, local authorities and community groups involved in recycling and waste management, it is produced by Environment Media Group and attracts more than 135,000 unique visitors per month.

Materials Recycling World

Materials Recycling World is the leading media trade brand for the waste, recycling and resource management industry.

MRW provides a print and digital marketplace for sharing information, prices, best practice, innovation and debate across the sector – and for those beyond it interested in sustainability. They help waste businesses partner with those in the wider economy looking to be more efficient with their resources.


RECycling of Used Plastics Limited (RECOUP) is a charity and leading authority providing expertise and guidance across the plastics recycling value chain. Built on a network of valued members, collaboration is central to our activities. RECOUP is committed to securing sustainable, circular and practical solutions for plastic resources both in the UK and world-wide.

Recycling & Waste World

Recycling & Waste World comprises the latest industry news, in-depth features, opinion columns, materials reports and up-to-date materials prices. The topics they tackle are diverse, sector relevant and industry inclusive.

Recycling Association

The Recycling Association represents more than 80 UK recycling organisations producing more than 2 million tonnes of recyclate a year. We are the largest network of independent waste and recycling operators in the UK with a combined annual turnover in excess of £2 billion.

Recycling International

Recycling International is the leading provider of recycling-related information and an invaluable trade publication for the global recycling industry.


RecyclingInside is the leading global resource for recycling technology innovations and news. You can rely on us for the latest information on technical solutions and product innovations in the field of recycling technology, as well as the latest industry events, to do your job more efficiently.

Renewable Energy Association

The REA was established in 2001 as a not-for-profit trade association representing British renewable energy producers and promoting the use of renewable energy in the UK. The REA helps its members build commercially and environmentally sustainable businesses whilst promoting clean tech and increasing the contribution of renewable energy to the UK’s electricity, heat, transport and green gas needs.

Resource Association

The Resource Association is a new professional advocacy body for the reprocessing and recycling industries.

Skip Hire & Waste Magazine

The voice of the skip hire, recycling and waste industries in the UK & Ireland.

Textile Recycling Association

We are the UK’s trade association for collectors, sorters, processors and exporters of used clothing and textiles.

Our members are collectors, graders and processors of used clothing, textiles and shoes and they operate throughout the United Kingdom. We welcome enquiries from anyone in the UK or abroad who may wish to join the association. To find out more about what we do click here. Further details regarding membership can be found here.

Tyre Recovery Association

The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) represents the UK’s tyre recovery sector, which processes over 40 million used tyres every year. A key role is to represent and promote good practice within the tyre recovery sector and to provide an externally audited, legally compliant tyre collection and recovery service which provides protection and peace of mind for all those who generate waste tyres across the UK.


UROC (United Resource Operators Consortium) was established in 2012 as the trade body which; informs, represents, informs, and supports all independent  operators in the waste and recycling sector. UROC is recognised by Government and regulators across the UK as the go to trade body for all issues concerning our sector and we have already been very influential in bringing about change to regulations and preventing onerous red tape from crippling the industry.

Women’s Recycling Alliance

The WRA is a network establishing mutually beneficial relationships and working collaboratively. By uniting recycling companies, manufacturers, the public sector, exporters and re-processors alike, members discuss and debate the challenges they face in an ever-evolving sector with a view to facilitating positive change. We run a programme of leadership workshops providing a platform for professional and personal development.

Wood Recyclers Association

As the trade association for the waste wood recycling sector we work hard on behalf of our members to represent their needs at the highest level within Government and provide advice and support on issues affecting them. We also provide a networking platform for recyclers, reprocessors and suppliers to the industry so they can meet and share experiences, ideas and make new contacts.