Dianne Hewgill has responded to DEFRA's consultation on Reducing Litter: Consequences of Environmental Offences. In response to a question on an increase in fixed penalties on councils; LARAC pointed out that income from fixed penalty notices is generally low and therefore an increase from higher fines is unlikely to impact greatly on expenditure patterns. But, higher penalites are likely to provide a greater disincentive to litter.
The 12 July is the big day. Maesmawr Hall Hotel, Caersws is the venue.
This is a LARAC/CIWM Workshop designed to give waste managers from both the public and private sectors the opportunity to hear and discuss key issues and interests.
As many of you will know by now, Hubbub is an environmental charity taking a fresh approach to communicating sustainability to a mainstream audience. We create fun and engaging campaigns, focusing on things people are passionate about such as fashion, food, their homes and neighbourhoods.
The much anticipated Resourcing the Future Conference (RTF) returns this year on the 27 – 28 June at the prestigious central London venue, One Great George Street. This year we are delighted to announce that WRAP, the expert circular economy and resource efficiency body, is joining CIWM, the Environmental Services Association and the Resource Association to deliver this important, inspirational event