Membership

Membership of the Resource Association is open to all businesses, local authorities, trade associations, agencies, NGOs and community organisations that support our vision and mission.

The Resource Association has three membership categories: Full, Affiliate and Associate. Both Full and Affiliate Membership carries full and equal voting rights for the annual election of the Board.

If you are in any doubt about which category to apply for, please contact us for advice. Membership Fees are determined on a turnover basis for businesses, using your most recent published annual turnover in £Sterling. Fees are payable at the start of the membership year which will be 1st January each year. For 2011 and 2012, any members joining during 2011 will be enrolled until 31st December 2012.

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Full members (£ turnover)Annual fee £ (excluding VAT)
over £250m turnover20,000
£100m - £250m16,000
£50m - £100m12,000
£20m - £50m8,000
£10m - £20m4,000
£2m - £10m2,000
£0.5m - £2m1,000
up to £0.5m 500

Full Membership is open to all reprocessors of recovered materials. Affiliate Membership is open to all companies in the reprocessing supply chain and associated sectors, including collection companies and equipment suppliers.

Affiliate membershipAnnual fee £ (excluding VAT)
Over £250m16,000
£100m - £250m12,800
£50m - £100m 9,600
£20m - £50m6,400
£10m - £20m3,200
£2m - £10m2,000
£0.5m - £2m800
Up to £0.5m400
Trade associationsPOA
Local authorities400
NGOs300
Community groups, individuals150

Affiliate Membership is also open to local authorities, trade associations, NGOs, community groups and individuals.

Associate membershipAnnual fee £ (excluding VAT)
Service providers1500

Associate Membership is open to service providers with an interest in our sector, such as lawyers, accountants, financial advisers and consultancies. If you are in any doubt about which category to apply for, please contact us for advice.