News, Blogs & Events

Tackling crime and poor performance in the waste sector

22 Mar 2018 |
Dianne Hewgill, LARAC Policy Support Officer

The Defra consultation on proposals to tackle crime and poor performance in the waste sector & introduce a new fixed penalty for the waste duty of care closes on 26th March, and we submitted our response yesterday, 21st March.  The consultation is split into 3 parts; part A and B focusses on the standard operator competence and reforming the waste exemptions regime. Part C, covers the introduction of Fixed Penalty Notice for household Duty of Care offences.

Aluminium for good

15 Mar 2018 |
Andy Doran, Novelis, LARAC Partner

It’s been tempting of late to think that the world has gone slightly crazy. The resources sector is being continually challenged with the scourge of plastic waste finding its way into our oceans and the latest restrictions on exports of some secondary raw materials into large overseas markets such as China.

... So at times of immediate turmoil it is helpful to lift your gaze above the day to day and look even further to the future.

Join us for this hour long session to understand how mobile technology is changing the way that operators collect waste and how this can improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase both customer satisfaction and retention.

Smart technology and transport expert, Giles K Bailey will summarise the affect that mobile technology is having on industry, while Eunomia’s Emma Tillbrook will look at how mobile technology is being implemented to great effect across the waste and recycling industry.

Join Hubbub in calling for more funding for coffee cup recycling

13 Mar 2018 |
Trewin Restorick, CEO Hubbub

At Hubbub, we are looking for three local authorities to join us to secure more corporate funding to expand coffee cup recycling schemes in the UK.

Training in Anaerobic Digestion - digester operation and making the most of the digestate

25 Apr 2018

Aqua Enviro Events Suite, Wakefield

This 2 day course is an essential investment for anyone interested in making the most of their plant, for those considering a new build facility or plant upgrades to increase the value of the digestate. It draws upon case studies, common operational problems and practical solutions to improve the overall economics of digestion and digestate now and in emerging markets.

Over the past decade our attendees have told us that they value this course because:

It is face-to-face learning with knowledgeable industry experts who are passionate about their subject