Approaches to the marketing of dry recyclables by local authorities

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This guidance is intended to help local authorities maximise the benefit that they obtain for the dry recyclables collected as part of their provision of waste services. The guidance is designed to equip local authority officers with the knowledge required to select the right materials sales strategy for their circumstances, exploring key commercial considerations such as the pricing mechanism to be used, material quality and operational requirements. It includes a number of example contract clauses in relation to the mechanisms described.

You can read the summary report, or the full guidance document in its entirety.