RECOUP is the national body for development of sustainable plastics packaging recycling in the UK. It works with waste management professionals and government to develop and implement best-practices in plastics collection, sorting and marketing. RECOUP is backed by organisations across the packaging supply and recycling chain.
RECOUP provides: free and low-cost technical consultancy to organisations wishing to establish new collection and sorting schemes; promotion and education tools to improve awareness of plastics recycling opportunities; assistance in raising finance for plastics recycling projects; training for local authority officers responsible for recycling; advice to Government and the packaging supply chain on plastics recycling issue; research of post-consumer plastics recycling performance in the UK.
Examples of information available, including technical reports and downloadable artwork, can be found on Recoup's website www.recoup.org
Recoup Services Limited operates a materials procurement and marketing business, and is responsible for selling a significant proportion of post-consumer plastics collected in the UK. The organisation is a registered environmental body and accredited to issue export packaging recovery notes, which can be used to satisfy regulatory requirements to comply with the UK Packaging Waste Regulations.