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Recycle Printer Cartridges and Save Rainforests
You can help the UK based conservation charity World Land Trust simply by donating your empty inkjet and toner cartridges.
English - Donate and Recycle, Donate for Free, Printer Cartridge Recycling - At worldlandtrust.org


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ActionAid Recycling (UK)
Reduce waste, reduce poverty. ActionAid Recycling raises funds for the charity ActionAid to assist in their work with over 10 million of the world's poorest people. This is achieved through recycling of used ink and toner cartridges, recycling of unwanted mobile phones and PDAs, and sales of printers and consumables. They accept cartridge and phone donations from anywhere in the world.
English - Donate and Recycle - At actionaidrecycling.org.uk

British Glass: Recycling
Information on glass recycling, including the pages: Amazing facts, The recycling cycle (animation), Recycling near you, What not to recycle, The Big Recycle campaign. The following pdf documents are also included: Five reasons to recycle glass, Glass recycling code, The challenge ahead, Keeping your public in the loop, Getting a balance, The background - packaging waste legislation.
English - Glass Recycling - At britglass.org.uk

British Plastics Federation (BPF): Plastics Recycling
All plastics can be recycled. Information about recycling marking systems, marking symbols, recycling of manufacturing scrap, terms used, an example of plastics recycling plant, some statistics, types of recycling (mechanical, feedstock or chemical), recyclers in the UK, design for recycling, legislation, some types of plastics that are currently being recycled (PE film, PE, PP, PVC, PS, ABS, specialist polymers), mixed plastics processes.
English - Plastic Recycling - At bpf.co.uk

British Wind Energy Association - BWEA
An UK’s leading renewable energy body with over 320 company members. The site includes news and information on wind energy (onshore and offshore), wave and tidal (marine renewable energy), events, etc.
English - United Kingdom, Wind Energy - At bwea.com

Cartridges4Charity (UK)
It's simple: You send empty printer cartridges or old mobile phones to Cartridges4Charity for free, and these are then sold on to companies that reuse or recycle them. 100% of net profit is split equally between three charities.
English - Donate and Recycle - At cartridges4charity.co.uk

Centre for Alternative Technology
Centre for Alternative Technology - CAT (Wales, UK)
Eco-centre.
English - Alternative Technology, United Kingdom - At cat.org.uk

Earthscan / James & James (UK)
Books, magazines and journals. One of the leading publishers in sustainable development.
English - Books, News and Media, Sustainable Development, United Kingdom, United Kingdom: Social Change - At earthscan.co.uk

Ecovillage at Findhorn
Ecovillage at Findhorn (Scotland)
Since 1980 the Findhorn Foundation and Community has been involved in the development of the ecovillage as a natural continuation of its work with nature. The Findhorn Ecovillage Project received Best Practice designation from the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) in 1998.
English - Country Living, Ecovillages, United Kingdom - At ecovillagefindhorn.com

Green Futures
Green Futures (UK)
Magazine on environmental solutions and sustainable futures, available in print and on the web. The current issue can be read online for free. Published by the sustainability nonprofit and think tank Forum for the Future.
English - Books, News and Media, Sustainable Development, United Kingdom, United Kingdom: Social Change - At greenfutures.org.uk

Greenpeace UK
Greenpeace UK
Independent international environmental organization dedicated to the protection of the environment by peaceful means.
English - United Kingdom, United Kingdom: Social Change - At greenpeace.org.uk

Off-Grid - Freedom, mobility, environment
Self-sufficiency without mains water or power, for those who want to unplug, relax and feel at home anywhere on the planet. Including sections on homesteading, natural energy, water for life, etc.
English - Country Living, Green Building, Renewable Energy, United Kingdom - At off-grid.net

Permaculture Magazine (UK)
Solutions for sustainable living. With a information service, publications, and a catalogue of books, music and other products to help you live a more sustainable lifestyle.
English - Ecology, Permaculture, United Kingdom - At permaculture.co.uk

Plants for a Future
Plants for a Future (UK)
Resource center for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses. With The Species Database. They practice vegan-organic permaculture, with emphasis on creating an ecologically sustainable environment and on perennial plants (trees, etc.).
English, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, French, Italian, Esperanto, German - Organic Farming, Permaculture, United Kingdom - At pfaf.org

Recoup - Maximising efficient plastics recycling
UK's leading authority on plastics waste management. Information on plastic bottle recycling as a lower cost waste management option than landfill. With sections on current issues, why is plastics recycling important, understanding recycling legislation, buy and sell recyclable plastics, find recyclers and manufacturers, links, and more.
English - Plastic Recycling - At recoup.org

Recycle Now (UK)
Campaign to encourage everyone to recycle a bit more: At home, In the garden, At work, At school, At the shops, At leisure. With more sections like: Recycling is simple, Buying recycled, Recycling champions, The Big Recycle, Home composting.
English - Recycling - At recyclenow.com

Recycling Appeal
Printer cartridge, mobile phone and PDA recycling to help funding many charities throughout the UK, Ireland and USA.
English - Donate and Recycle, Donate for Free, Ireland, Printer Cartridge Recycling, United States: Alternative Technology - At recyclingappeal.com

Solar Trade Association (UK)
Promoting solar hot water in the UK. Association of the solar thermal energy industry. The website includes information for the public about solar energy.
English - Solar Heating, United Kingdom - At solartradeassociation.org.uk

The Ecologist
The Ecologist
Founded in 1970, The Ecologist is the world's most widely-read environmental magazine. With online archives: past articles are available to read, and a selection from the current issue.
English - Books, News and Media, Ecology, United Kingdom, United Kingdom: Social Change - At theecologist.org

The National Energy Foundation (UK)
Sustainable energy solutions for the UK. Sites: GreenEnergy (solar energy, wind power, hydropower, biomass, geothermal), PowerEd (renewable energy for schools), Log Pile (wood fuel), PV-Domsys (photovoltaic systems for European homes), CRI-East (Community Renewables Initiative), Solar Trade Association (solar hot water), PV-Web (British Photovoltaic Association), British Pellet Club (wood pellet industry), GSHP Club (ground source heat pumps).
English - Renewable Energy, United Kingdom - At nef.org.uk

The Printer Cartridge Recycling Scheme (UK)
The PCR Scheme was designed to help reduce waste, and supports children's charities throughout the United Kingdom. Printer cartridges and old mobile phones are collected on a Freepost system.
English - Donate and Recycle - At cartridge-recycling.org.uk


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