Business waste recycling - research and data

Useful research documents for local authorities including the results of business waste and recycling surveys.

SME Recycling Market Failures Report

This report summarises research carried out in 2010-2011 into the barriers of small to medium sized businesses recycling and what could be done to overcome them. The full report is available on request from LASupport@wrap.org.uk.

SME Recycling Market Failures - Summary Report.

SME Recycling Market Failures - Summary Report (978 kb) [ADD LINK]

Trade Waste Compostional Analysis

Highlights from a collation of trade waste surveys by/for local authorities

BREW Trade Waste Survey Highlights (105 kb)

Feasibility and Demonstration Trials for SME Recycling

A series of feasibility and demonstration trials for the collection of material for recycling from Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) throughout the country have clearly shown that businesses can recycle effectively, regardless of their size, location or specific requirements.

Evaluation of recycling feasibility trials to develop recycling services for SMEs (277 kb)

Evaluation of demonstration trials to test good practice models for recycling services for SMEs

Executive summary of the independent evaluation of the SME007 demonstration trials to provide recycling services to SMEs. These trials tested the good practice models for multi-material recycling services, container glass collections from SMEs and services for SMEs located in city-centres.

Evaluation of demonstration trials to test good practice models for recycling services for SMEs (248 kb)