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Let's recycle logoWaste collection consistency framework for English councils

WRAP outlines three collection consistency options. Launched by WRAP’s head of resource management Linda Crichton and chief executive Marcus Gover at RWM this morning the document sets out a series of three preferred options for councils to adopt to bring about ‘more harmonisation’ among collection systems in English councils.

CIWM logoThe Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), is the professional body that represents waste professionals working in the sustainable waste and resource management sectors worldwide. Cromwell’s managing director, James Lee, is a Chartered Waste Manager.

Health & Safety Executive

HSE logo The Health & Safety Executive is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.

The Environment Agency

Environment Agency logo The Environment Agency is an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and a Welsh Government Sponsored Body responsible to the Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development.

Packaging Approvals Database

Department of Transport logo The Packaging Approvals Database maintains records of Certificates for Approved Dangerous Goods Packagings issued on the basis of test reports received from UKAS accredited test stations (for Dangerous Goods Packagings) in the UK.


WRAP logo WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) works in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to help businesses and individuals reap the benefits of reducing waste, develop sustainable products and use resources in an efficient way.

Plastics Recycling Markings

BPF logo To identify plastics packaging materials, the BPF and Plastics Europe have recommended the use of a coding system devised by the American Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI). Currently this topic is under review in Europe following the adoption of the EC Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (94/62/EC).

Recycling Quality Information Point (ReQIP)

ReQIPAs a company that supports the circular economy, actively contributing to its success through the collection and recovery of post-consumer and post-industrial plastic film, together with its return to the production cycle, to be used in many of the products that we supply, Cromwell Polythene endorses the Resource Association’s Recycling Quality Information Point (ReQIP) initiative, details of which may be viewed at the ReQIP website.