The CRN UK works with numerous partners and has close links with many organisation which include Government departments, social enterprise associations and environmental campaigning and information bodies.

These links are to partner organisations, and those specifically relevant to the community waste sector.

National and Regional Network

These networks provide a  platform for closer cooperation and partnership between local groups and their local authorities. They may have material or area sub groups within them.  The activity  and projects vary between networks.

Cylch (CRN Wales)

Community Recycling Network for Scotland (CRNS)

London Community Recycling Network (LCRN)

North West Community Waste Network


Local Networks

Lancashire Community Recycling Network

Devon Community Recycling Network

Devon Community Composting Network

Cambridge Community Reuse and Recycling Network (CCORRN)

Essex Community Reuse and Recycling Network (ECORRN)


Social enterprise & community / voluntary sector networks

The CRN UK Members are all not-for-profit, community sector organisations and/or social enterprises. These websites link to the leading sector organisations and are a useful source of general news, events, training and funding advice.

Social Enterprise Coalition

Directory of Social Change

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations

Co-operatives UK

National Association for Voluntary and Community Action


Environment Networks & contacts

There are a huge number of environmental bodies, networks and contacts. Here are some of the key organisations.

Black Environment Network

Friends of the Earth

Women’s Environmental Network

Every Action Counts

British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV)

Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts

Government links