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Hubbub, communitrees, holiday activity, tree faces, local artists, crime reducing
9 September 2016
By: LARAC Partner: Hubbub

From the hectic streets of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to the tranquil footpaths of the Forest of Dean, Hubbub have been travelling across the country in 2016 to test out new and innovative ways to curb litter.

16 August 2016
By: Mark Harvey, VIP Bin Cleaning

VIP joined LARAC as a Partner in January this year; this is their latest news.

The most recent addition to the VIP Bin Cleaning network is Richard Lain, who is the new franchisee for Ipswich and surrounding areas.

8 August 2016
By: Mark Jenkins, Sales Director at Egbert Taylor Group - LARAC Partner

My recent article, entitled ‘Together, we are stronger’, which featured in last month’s issue of LARAC OnLine, was met with positive feedback.

15 July 2016
By: Andy Doran, Novelis

There has been a lot written and said since 24th June 2016 most of which can be boiled down to ‘we just don’t know yet’.

Use the New Animation Guide for ideas
4 July 2016
By: WRAP

Recycle Week is a key week for all local authorities to have an additional push on recycling! This year Recycle Week will run from 12-18 September. The theme is ‘The Unusual Suspects.’ 

Cllr Reg Shore with children at school colouring pictures
17 June 2016
By: LARAC Partner: FCC Environmental Ltd

“A great day was had by all” was the conclusion by well known gardening expert Nigel Colborn as the Lincolnshire Energy from Waste facility opened its doors to the public for a free day of fun and learning recently.

8 June 2016
By: Emily Schofield, Oxford City Council

Clean Conscience’s tagline is #makingadifference which they certainly do.

Umbrella with Scotland flag
16 May 2016
By: Sally Talbot, LARAC Policy Support Officer

Having walked through the rainy streets of Stafford to get to the train station I made sure that my umbrella was packed for the trip up to Scotland.  However, I couldn’t have been more wrong about the weather.

Cigarette Ballot Box outside the Oval with recycling operatives
9 May 2016
By: LARAC Partner: Hubbub

Hubbub’s public polling found a staggering 86% of people think littering is a disgusting habit. Meanwhile local authorities are trying to make ever dwindling amounts of money go further in cleaning up UK streets. 

Van driving along the pavement to pass Recycling Lorry and where operatives are collecting bins
28 April 2016
By: South Staffordshire Council

Waste crews in South Staffordshire are appealing to drivers to drive safely around bin lorries, after a series of incidents involving motorists driving dangerously. Since October 2013 when all collection lorries in South Staffordshire were fitted with 360o video cameras, an average of

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