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Running total of tonnes saved from landfill


Since January 2015




The scheme applies to and will benefit all companies that produce label waste, covering the whole label industry supply chain.


The Prismm Zero 2 Landfill Scheme has been set up with the aim of reducing the amount of label waste being sent to landfill.


The Scheme is run by Prismm Environmental Limited and sponsored by the British Printing Industry Federation (BPIF).


Matrix waste / glassine / silicon packing paper / waste foil on cores / make-ready and set-up reels.


Cost savings / environmental and regulatory compliance / streamlined and efficient waste disposal.

Getting Started


Full waste audit of all sites

  • Review all waste stream systems and contractor collection methods
  • Review 3 months worth of purchase invoices



Audit report & proposal

  • Summary of your current processes
  • Proposal for changes to current systems
  • Like-for-like price comparisons between the two systems



Three month trial

  • We handle the transition
  • No commitment to long term contract
  • See the benefits before you commit


On-going services provision
Total waste facilities management services including compliance and logistics

The Problem

Label Waste is going directly to landfill even when it can be recycled or recovered

  • An estimated 120,000 tonnes of label waste is landfilled in the UK annually
  • Mainstream waste contractors are not able to offer viable recovery options for bulky label waste
  • Landfilling this waste is more costly and environmentally irresponsible
  • Other options have previously proven to be more costly and inefficient
  • Logistics of moving this waste is difficult due to size and weight
  • Landfilling sensitive label waste does not guarantee secure destruction and disposal


The Solution



Become a member of the Prismm Zero Labels 2 Landfill Group Scheme

  • We are able to process your label waste and avoid sending to landfill
  • Size no longer matters as we can collect anything from 600kg to 26 tonnes at a time
  • Every printer in the UK from the smallest to the largest is inclusive
  • We have developed a cost effective and efficient logistical network that covers the entire UK
  • We can guarantee total destruction and offer Certificates of Destruction for all waste collected
  • Label Printers already signed up to the scheme have diverted 5,925 tonnes from landfill in 2015



  • Our treatment options are cheaper than other current practices


  • You do not have to store more than 600kg of waste on your site at any one time


  • We will manage this whole process for you and integrate all other waste streams to increase efficiency


  • We guarantee none of your label waste is taken to landfill


  • Your competitors may already have cost effective environmentally sound waste collections


  • By working with us you will be eligible to apply for the Zero Labels 2 Landfill accreditation

Scheme Participants




Mike Jackson

Managing Director

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Jon Hutton

Sales Director

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For more information on the Zero labels 2 Landfill project, please contact Jon Hutton and the Prismm team by email or phone:
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