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Consistency is 'the thing' not Collection

12 Jan 2017 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

As has been shown already with the recent Green Alliance report consistency is likely to be a buzzword of 2017. Most people might think that Producer Responsibility will be ‘the thing’ but in a way, I find consistency the more interesting and challenging subject.

A new approach to Coffee Cup Recycling

20 Dec 2016 |
Rebecca Dove, Hubbub (A LARAC Partner)

Since late October the #1MoreShot campaign has been collecting disposable coffee cups from the people of Manchester with 13 giant coffee cup-shaped bins.

Festive Cheer?

16 Dec 2016 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

At this time of year, it is normal for festive cheer to be going around and people getting into the festive spirit. However, the release of the latest recycling rates has put a bit of a dampener on that for our industry, and caused plenty of comment and reaction.

Andrew's Blog

5 Dec 2016 |
Andrew Bird, LARAC Chair

It’s been a busy summer and autumn representing Local Authorities around the country as LARAC Chair – I spend many a travelling mile writing up reports to present progress on many and various projects to the Exec members for our quarterly meetings.  This a brief round-up of those reports to let y

Strengthening Communications and awareness in recycling

28 Nov 2016 |
Duncan Simpson, Valpak - a LARAC Partner

It is fair to say that many believe public communications and awareness will, and should continue to, play a key role in the resource sector.