Global Recycling Network
GRN is a free-access public site dedicated to recycling-related information and the international trade of recyclable goods and recycling services. The site contains an extensive listing of recycling resources and tracks the financial performance of companies involved in the recycling industry, as well as current prices of recyclable commodities.
The Container Recycling Institute
CRI is a nonprofit, research and public education organization studying container and packaging recycling and reuse. CRI also serves as a clearinghouse for information on beverage container deposit systems or bottle bills. The web site contains various information concerning beverage container recycling.
This site contains hundreds of articles, dating from 1995 up to the present, on a wide range of recycling topics. The magazine is completely independent and unbiased, giving a perceptive insight into the world of recycling at both individual and commercial levels.
European Recycling and the Environment
This web site consists of over 100 pages devoted to commercial recycling and materials reclamation. Recycling subjects covered include: aluminium and steel drinks cans, composting, household waste recovery, recovered paper markets, packaging recycling targets, plastic container recovery, scrap metal reprocessing, environmental legislation, motor vehicle dismantling, and construction waste.
This is a trading site for information related to secondary or recyclable commodities, by-products, used & surplus items or materials.
The UK's only independent dedicated website for businesses, local authorities and community groups involved in recycling and waste management.
Provides news on recycling legislation in the US and internationally.
Department of Conservation, Division of Recycling (California, USA)
This site provides information about the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act and how the Division of Recycling administers California's beverage container recycling program.
California Resource Recovery Association
This site reviews elements of California's bottle bill.
Bottle Bill resource guide
Provides information about container laws in USA, Canada and some European countries.
Recycling: deposit administration organizations
AB Svenska Returpack (Sweden)
Returpack is an organization owned by the Swedish brewery industry, retail industry and beverage packaging industry, and is responsible for the administration of the refund system for aluminium cans and one-way PET bottles in Sweden. Site languages: Swedish and English.
Dansk Retursystem A/S (Denmark)
Dansk Retursystem is a private company that has been granted the exclusive right to operate the Danish return system. Site languages: Danish and English.
Norsk Resirk AS (Norway)
A non-profit organization owned by Norwegian retail groups and breweries, Norsk Resirk administers the deposit refund system on cans and PET in Norway. Site languages: Norwegian and English.
Palpa Ltd. (Finland)
Owned by Finnish commercial groups and breweries, Palpa manages the recycling of beverage containers in Finland. Site languages: Finnish, Swedish and English.
Eesti Pandipakend (Estonia)
Organizes the nationwide collection, reuse and recovery of glass, plastic and metal packaging subject to deposit, and packaging waste of soft drinks, beer, low alcoholic beverages, juice, juice concentrates and nectar. This non-profit organization is owned equally by The Estonian Association of Brewers, The Association of Producers of Soft Drinks, The Association of Importers of Soft Drinks and Beer, and The Estonian Trade Association. Site languages: Estonian, English and Russian.
Environmental News Network
ENN is a privately owned company which hosts a global online network for the environmental community. Recognized as one of the leading online producers of environmental news and information.
National Library for the Environment
A service provided by the National Council for Science and the Environment, NLE maintains an online library of information related to environmental issues.
Resource Renewal Institute
RRI is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that supports innovative environmental management strategies in the United States and worldwide. RRI's mission is to catalyze the development and implementation of green plans.
Environmental Data Services Ltd.
On this website you can obtain environmental reports and a news service, enjoy free access to an environmental consultants' directory and browse through the listings of environmental jobs.
European Environment Agency
On this site you can obtain reports, articles, brochures and papers about environmental issues, as well as an environmental events calendar for the whole world.
This site focuses on the concept of sustainable business, providing information from trade publications and individuals about this field, a listing of green jobs, business opportunities, and a resource library.
Global Reporting Initiative
GRI develops and maintains the GRI guidelines for Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting.
Business in Environment
Business in the Environment (BiE) seeks to inspire companies to make sustainable development an essential part of business excellence.
Global Green USA
Global Green USA, the US affiliate of Green Cross International, works in cooperation with individuals, industry and governments to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future. Organizes a number of recycling projects, such as Businesses and Environmentalists Allied for Recycling (BEAR), based in California.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a coalition of 150 international companies united by a shared commitment to sustainable development. The organization pursues this goal via the three pillars of economic growth, environmental protection and social equity.
Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI)
DJSI are a family of indexes designed to provide investors with a reliable benchmark with which to judge companies sustainability performance.
FTSE4Good is an index series for socially responsible investment designed by FTSE, one of the world's leading global index providers.