New business recycling regulations are coming in 2023. Businesses in Cranmore and Monkspath, Birmingham Business Park and Elmdon Trading Estate…
…are all eligible to receive a free one to one help session from a dedicated business advisor to understand how the regulations will affect them, what they need to do and what resources are available to help them.
The regulations are designed to improve the way businesses recycle and ultimately reduce the amount of wastage. They will require all businesses to separate these recyclable materials from their general waste.
- Glass such as drinks bottles and rinsed empty food jars
- Metal such as drinks cans and food tins
- Plastic such as rinsed empty food containers and bottles
- Paper such as old newspapers and envelopes
- Cardboard such as delivery boxes and packaging
- Food – businesses will also need to separate food waste
How to book a free one to one session
Businesses in the eligible areas can book their session today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 07751 930625.
Each session will last no longer than an hour and can either be in person or online. They will be facilitated by a business advisor who has been fully trained in the upcoming regulations and is well versed in wider sustainability opportunities for your business.
All meetings must take place by Friday 21 April and places are limited. To avoid disappointment, make sure your business books a session as soon as possible.
This pilot scheme is being run by WRAP, in collaboration with Sustainability West Midlands and Solihull Council. Businesses outside the specified areas are still encouraged to take a look at the new Business of Recycling website which provides a waste calculator tool to help businesses learn how much waste they generate and how recycling can save them money. The website also features step by step guidance to ensure they are compliant with the regulations and free downloadable communication resources to promote recycling in the workplace.
Councillor Courts, Leader of Solihull Council, said:
Anna Bright, Chief Executive of Sustainability West Midlands, said: