Join AFTA

AFTA membership is open to all trades, house clearance, rubbish removal, scrap metal dealers, skip hire, landscape gardeners, man and van, builders, roofers, cleaning companies, plumbers, joiners and every other trade that requires a Waste Carriers License.

  • AFTA attracts a lot of interest from potential customers looking for information and reassurance, and recommendation.
  • Membership generates business opportunities – the public, local authorities, retailers etc. are assured that AFTA members work hard to improve their green credentials.
  • Recognition of the AFTA brand, and the positive impact that AFTA membership has on the reputation of its members, is a significant benefit and enhances the opportunity for gaining new customers.

As a member of AFTA your business will get an enhanced, profile page on the AFTA website with increased recognition through our intensive and relentless PR work. Membership therefore adds considerable value to a company positioning itself as a leader on environmental issues.

Once the search engines index your members page on the AFTA website it will display similar to our current members page shown below.

As an AFTA registered business you can use our logo on your vehicles, website and stationery, sending out a clear signal to customers that you have been successfully verified.

AFTA members logo page. | Example of a current AFTA members page.

Ready to Join AFTA?

Step 1) Read our code of practice

Step 2) Simply fill out the form below not forgetting your waste carriers number. We will also require copies of three recent waste transfer receipts or invoices in your businesses name, this demonstrates to us your business is in the habit of disposing of waste legally. (Email copies of your waste transfer notes to admin@afta.org.uk) Once we have checked everything is valid we will then invite you to join AFTA.

Step 3) Membership is payable per annum by bank transfer. We will send payment details to you using the email address you supply in the application form below, once payment has been made we will then build and activate your members page.


Write 3 or more paragraphs of text which accurately describe your business. It's very important that your description reads well and is written in full sentences for users and search engines. Please write a unique description do not copy and paste from your website. If you need help writing your business description just let us know and we would be happy to help.