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There are many organisations in your area offering advice and support to help you reduce waste and get recycling.

Cumbria Business Environment Network (CBE)

The CBEN Partnership LLP provides tailored resource efficiency advice to businesses in Cumbria.

Services include:

  • Advice on reducing and dealing with waste and reducing costs.
  • Advice on reducing energy use, conserving raw materials and saving water.
  • Advice on legal requirements and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Call for further information on 01228 549602, or look up information on

Environment Connect

Environment Connect is the single gateway to all environmental business support services available in your area. In partnership with Business Link Northwest, they bring together a range of providers of environmental business support and advice. They do the research and put you in touch with the right people. Their expert advisors can help you save money, increase efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint. Simply call 0845 00 66 888 for more information.


Envirowise offers practical, independent and confidential advice to UK businesses of all sizes, designed to improve their processes, profitability and competitiveness. Services include web-based tools and resources, a range of publications including case studies, good practice guides and newsletters, events and seminars, and a free, confidential advice line. For more information, call the Envirowise advice line on 0800 585794 or visit

Business Link Northwest

Business Link Northwest is a free-to-use, independent business support and information service, providing businesses with in-depth industry knowledge and expertise on key business issues.
Tel: 0845 0066 888

If you have a question about resources or recycling in Cumbria call our helpline on  0300 003 1118
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