630  Specialist directories

Alphabetical list of organisations

Benns Media
Tel 01732 362666  Fax 01732 367301
Miller Freeman plc, Riverbank House,
Angel Lane, TONBRIDGE, Kent TN9 1SE

Reference source for all media professionals, providing detailed information on the press, radio, TV and more. Listings give complete address and telecommunications details, advertising rates, circulation, frequency and readership, plus editorial and contatc names.  The full set of three volumes gives comprehensive coverage of the media worldwide and is circulated to over 30 countries.

Environment Business Directory

Tel 0208 944 2930  Fax 0208 944 1982
Information for Industry Limited, 18-20 Ridgeway, London SW19 4QN

Source book for all service companies, technology companies and regulators servicing the environmental market in the UK (5,000 companies listed with contact details and brief descriptions).

European Consultancy Services

Tel 01482 651695
7 Bladons Walk, Kirk Ella, HULL HU10 7AX

Produces 'European Grants Directory'.

Geologist's Directory

Tel 01225 445046 Fax 01225 442836
The Geological Society Publishing House, Unit 7, Brassmill Enterprise Centre, Brassmill Lane BATH BA1 3JN

Comprehensive directory.

Green Choices
Website  www.greenchoices.org 
PO Box 31617, LONDON SW2 4FF

Online guide to greener living.  Categories have introductions and sub-headed texts with hyperlinks to organisations (government and non-government), trade associations, businesses and suppliers.  Categories cover:  baby, cleaning, clothes, courses, diy, energy, foodstuffs, household items and equipment, gardening, holidays, jobs, money, office, pets, recycling, schools, transport.  Green links, resources, and FAQs.  Not-for-profit.  Sponsorship provides running costs - asks companies with strong environmental credentials to  think about supporting the site.   (Updated July 2004)

Green Directory

Tel 0117 925 2311  Fax 0117 904 0085
DP Media, Premier House, Union Street, BRISTOL BS1 2DJ

Reference source for those interested in healthy living, complementary medicine, personal growth and for those aspiring to a green lifestyle. Recycling categories: recycled products, commercial services and equipment, local authorities and local groups. Many other categories include energy products, building supplies and services, sustainable forestry, furniture, wood products, environmental groups, transport and organic agriculture. Price 7.99; also at free reference locations at some banks, supermarkets, health food shops, citizens advice bureaux, tourist information centres, libraries, and universities.


Website www.newbuilder.co.uk/greenpro/login.asp
Green Building Press, PO Box 32, LLANDYSUL, Carmarthenshire, Wales SA 44 5ZA  (Tel 01559 370798)

Online internet library and archive of building products, case studies and research information.  For buildings from homes and offices to factories.  Over 1000 UK green building products in over 40 categories; in-depth descriptions of every product with many illustrated; hundreds of ecobuilding project articles; product reviews and tips on how to use them; regular news of product launches, supplier relocations and special offers; embodied energy data, costs; collated technical data and comparisons across product types which will help you make informed choices.  Taps into consumer campaigns (environmental, health and workplace) and dialogue with wide range of social interest groups to identify arising issues; helps spot upcoming product changes and new introductions, market gaps and changes in trends.  10 one-off registration fee covers access, administration, username and password setup.  See also Building for a Future, Green Building Bible, Green Building Press, and Green Building Webring in 430 Green building and decorating.  (Updated Oct 2004)

Guide to Good Practice in Collection and Sorting for Recycling
Tel 0207 890 6428
Chris Brain, Waste Policy, DETR, Ashdown House, 123 Victoria Street, LONDON SW1E 6DE

Prepared jointly by DETR (section 610) and Waste Watch (section 600) to help local authorities improve waste reduction, reuse and recycling performance.  Describes examples of good practice among a wide range of authorities who have made progress in specific areas.

Markets Yearbook

Tel 0161 624 3687  Fax 0161 665 1260
World's Fair Ltd, Daltry Street, OLDHAM, Greater Manchester OL1 4BB

Directory of public markets throughout Britain, published annually.  Details include  comments on possibility of casual trading.

Materials Recycling Handbook
Tel 0208 277 5540 
Fax 0208 277 5560
Email recycling@maclaren.emap.co.uk  
19th Floor, Leon House, 233 High Street, CROYDON, Surrey CR0 9XT

Trade directory published annually for the reclamation industries, local government and the voulntary sector.  Produced by Materials Recycling Week magazine (see 640 Magazines and Periodicals).  

Oxfordshire Green Pages
Website www.oxfordgreenpages.co.uk  
Tel 01865 773978  Mob 0779 651 8090
Green Pages, 111 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RQ

Contact  Ishka Michocka and Simon Blackbourn, publishers

Annual directory for holistic living in Oxfordshire.  Edition 2006 is a 20th anniversary issue (available online using credit or debit card).  Contains over 2000 listings on a wide range of products, services, shops, practitioners, treatments and organizations - www.oxfordgreenpages.co.uk/inside.htm has a detailed contents list.  Published by Lumpy Lemon partnership (see section 210 Assistance, Advice and Consultants), designers and publishers of websites, books and business stationary.  Also see Oxford GreenPrint (310 Green Printers and Designers).   (Updated Feb 2006)

Tel 08450 682572  Fax 08450 682532  
(Or from overseas  Tel 0044 1789 208 769  Fax 0044 1789 208 700)
Website as above, or http://uk2.multimap.com/clients/places.cgi?client=valpak for finding recycling facilities
Email recycle-more@valpak.co.uk, or info@valpak.co.uk (eg packaging waste regulations info)
Valpak Ltd, Stratford Business Park, Banbury Road, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CV37 7GW

Advice on recycling at home, school and workplace.  Aiming to inform a wide range of people and organisations - householder, business person, pupil, teacher or local authority.  The site is split into sections (see 'help') including:

bank locator
- localised kerbside collection and bank locator information
household - recycling advice for the home, including recycling labels and products
schools - recycling activities, information and games for pupils and teachers
business - information including waste management advice and legislation
local authority - local authority directory, contacts and online database
resources - web links, glossary, downloadable recycling images
media centre - the latest environmental and recycle-more news
partners - recycle-more projects and information on who we are working with
recycling for nerds - more detailed recycling information for enthusiasts

Quick postcode search facility for your nearest recycling services/facilities.  Also search by place name or London street.  Search for all - or specific - waste type(s) to recycle.  Specific categories from batteries to waste electronics;  includes car components, and liquids and chemicals.  Covers kerbside collections, recycling banks and household waste recycling centres.  Information on the recycling bank locator is provided by local authorities.  Answers any emailed questions, and welcomes being informed of any incorrect information.  Site also has discussion forum, recycling dictionary, downloadable recycling symbols, explanations, charts and factsheets.   (Updated Nov 2004)

Recycled Products Guide

Tel 0207 248 1818  Fax 0207 245 1404
Waste Watch, Hobart House Grosvenor Place, LONDON SW1X 7AE

Directory produced by Waste Watch - see separate entries, sections 40, 130, 200, 210, 300 and 600.  Also Work at Waste at Work - a practical guide for small to medium sized businesses, or a department in a large organisation, on dealing with office wastes.

Sustainable London Trust

Tel 0207 722 3710
7 Chamberlain Street, Regents Park Road, LONDON W1

Set up by an independent network of environmentalists, and funded by a charitable trust. Runs several projects, helped by volunteers, aimed at turning London into a more sustainable city. Producing a directory of sources of information on sustainability issues.

Waste Not

Tel 01732 520000  Fax 01732 520001
Charities Aid Foundation, Kings Hill, WEST MALLING, Kent ME19 4TA

Directory of unwanted domestic and business items collected by UK charities.  Classified by 1) category and geographical area; 2) details of individual organisations in alphabetical order.

Who's Who in the Environment - England

Tel 0207 836 2626  Fax 0207 242 1180
212 High Holburn, LONDON WC1V 7VW

Details of over 750 organisations in England concerned with aspects of the built or natural environment.  Updates at 2-3 year intervals.