A FREE Best Practice tour of award-winning Lower House Farm Household Waste Recycling Centre Re-use Shop (near Tamworth) followed by the charity re-use shop at Judkins Household Waste Recycling Centre, Nuneaton. If you're keen to develop charity re-use at Household Waste Recycling Centres, this is priceless! A fringe benefit is that you'll be accompanying representatives from other organisations who are keen to emulate Warwickshire's success.
I recently wrote a piece for 'Government Business' in which I took a look at our industry in this time of relentless and unprecedented change. I took the opportunity to consider what the future waste and resource policy may look like in the UK following the snap general election.
On 16 February 2017, North London Waste Authority (NLWA) held its third North London Prevention Exchange, at Inmarsat conference centre in Islington. 88 delegates attended the conference including officers from central government, regional authorities, local authorities, third and private sector. This year’s theme was ‘The circular economy in a post-Brexit environment: the role of local government and businesses’. Councillor Feryal Demirci, Vice Chair of NLWA and Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods Transport and Parks, London Borough of Hackney chaired the event and invited speakers from across the UK and Europe to share their experiences and expertise.
One of the biggest recycling facilities in Wales officially opened in Cardiff on 18th July as the city aims to become one of the world's leading recycling cities.
The new £1.2m recycling centre at Lamby Way is now the biggest in the capital city, with space to allow eight times as many cars to use the site at any one time than were able to before.
"LARAC was incredibly useful to learn lots of the latest information and a chance to be away from the office to reflect on ways to improve the service. A valued opportunity when times in the office can be somewhat busy. It was also a great opportunity to network with people from other services to learn their best practices and with the suppliers/agencies to learn what's available." - 2016 attendee