Material Marketing & Sales

Recyclable Material Trading


The London Borough of Hounslow transferred its waste and recycling services to its LATCo, Recycle 360. The Council operates a kerbside sort recycling service. Plan B were engaged to trade 14,500 tonnes of kerbside collected dry recyclables on the Council’s behalf.


Plan B manages the material trading activities on behalf of the council, providing technical support in addition to the materials brokering service.

Through our market expertise and network of contacts we secure sustainable markets for the full range of recyclable materials collected via the Council’s kerbside collection service.

Our market intelligence allows us to proactively manage market changes – both risks and opportunities, enabling us to outperform when measured against industry benchmarks.


Managed materials trading solution providing sustainable outlets for all material streams. Material sales continually outperform industry indices. Transparency of product sales provided through a comprehensive monthly report and open book account. Provision of market updates assist the council in budgeting and forecasting.

“Plan B have become an integral part of the operational service. Excellent working relationships have been formed with both client arms – LBH and Recycle 360. Plan B’s management team continue to deliver a high-quality expert and knowledgeable service for the Council.”

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