Our partners have signed up the PaintCare voluntary commitment, supporting the following aims of the programme:

bullet white Stop the landfilling of over 20 million litres of leftover decorative paint each year

bullet white Increase the reuse and remanufacturing of leftover decorative paint

bullet white Work with local and national government, paint manufacturers, retailers, the waste industry, and other stakeholders

bullet white Remove legislative barriers

bullet white Help find new markets for remanufactured paint products

bullet white Facilitate a national network of paint collection and remanufacturing centres, bringing new job opportunities

bullet white Maximise the use of valuable raw materials and resources

Does your organisation support the aims of PaintCare? If so, contact tania.morrill@bcf.co.uk to sign up to the PaintCare voluntary commitment.

The Builders Merchants Federation Ltd (BMF) is the only trade association representing and protecting the interests of builders’ merchants and suppliers to the merchanting industry in the UK. Total membership at 1 August l 2016 stands at 537 merchant and supplier companies who together have combined sales approaching £18bn and employ over 95,000 people in the building materials industry. BMF’s 300+ merchant members operate in excess of 4,000 branches across the UK.

The BMF represents and protects the interests of Merchants and Suppliers to the merchanting industry:

  • With Central and Local Government throughout the UK and in Europe
  • With enforcement bodies like trading standards and planning departments
  • The BMF will act on individual members’ behalf in disputes and keeps members up to date on current business issues
  • The BMF is also the primary provider of industry specific and specialist training for all employees covering everything from apprenticeships, through product and selling skills, to manager development and even a master’s degree
  • The BMF also provides a range of services to assist members in running their businesses more efficiently

Contact:
1180 Elliott Court
Coventry Business Park
Herald Ave
Coventry
CV5 6UB

Tel: 024 7685 4980
Web: www.bmf.org.uk