Regional News

Posted
2017-02-16
By
LARAC Office
Region

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to assist in the design and delivery of a range of projects to increase the Councils’ recycling performance and reduce contamination. 

The job will include rolling out our flats recycling project, working with managing agents, the councils’ waste and recycling contractor and a team of door steppers.  It will also include analysing performance data in order to prioritise and target specific areas of the borough to carry out projects and to measure...

Posted
2017-02-15
By
LARAC Office
Region

LB Havering is looking for a self-motivated person who can hit the ground running as they have previous experience in waste management.  You will be observant and proactive, with an appetite to problem solve. As a member of the Waste and Recycling team, you will have an awareness of wider waste management issues.

Posted
2017-02-10
By
LARAC Office
Region

Take a look at the details for the Assistant Team leader - Waste Services, Blaenau Gwent CBC - also available as a secondment opportunity this is a chance to lead the Waste Services team. You will manage the frontline teams, develop waste management services; collection, recycling and...

Posted
2017-02-07
By
LARAC Office
Region

The Dorset Waste Partnership (a Partnership of the seven Dorset Local Authorities) is looking to recruit an Enforcement Officer to work within their Service Development Team - bsed in Dorchester.

The role involves a wide range of duties including the investigation of serious fly-tipping and abandoned vehicle cases, undertaking duty of care compliance checks and issuing Fixed Penalty Notices.

Posted
2017-02-07
By
LARAC Office
Region

A chance to strut your stuff at Derby City council  - Your role will entail communicating and educating waste and recycling initiatives to stakeholders within the city. This is an important role and an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated person who loves to communicate through all channels. Day-to-day you will be dealing with internal staff, contractors as well as designers and partners at Derbyshire County Council and Resource Recovery Solutions.

Posted
2017-02-07
By
LARAC Office
Region

Dacorum Borough Council, an award winning waste collection authority for recycling initiatives, is offering an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to work as part of our dynamic Environmental Services Team. 

Posted
2017-01-31
By
letsrecycle
Region

Aberdeen city council is preparing for an overhaul of its recycling and waste collection service, which will see a reduction by a quarter in the overall capacity given to residents for residual waste.

The council is delivering close to 70,000 180 litre black wheeled bins to householders – supplied by the container manufacturer MGB – which will replace existing 240 litre containers used for the collection of residual waste.

Containers currently used for residual waste will...

Posted
2017-01-30
Region

In 2013 Biffa Municipal Ltd, working in partnership with South Staffordshire Council, introduced camera systems on all RCVs. Subsequent monitoring of footage revealed that despite a robust system in place for crews to report and document near misses/hazards there were inconsistencies in how crews were highlighting issues pertinent to dangerous driving. It soon became apparent that there was limited data regarding the nature of such incidents across the country....

Posted
2017-01-23
By
LARAC Office
Region

Age UK Warwickshire works with Warwickshire County Council managing the Household Waste Recycling Centres and Re-Use Shops at Wellesbourne and Stockton.  It's an award-winning partnership, which now needs a new site manager to manage the overall activity of the two sites.  It's a great opportunity to contribute to a very successful scheme; you will of course need good communications skills -...

Posted
2017-01-23
By
LARAC Office
Region

Durham CC needs an enthusiastic individual to join their experienced Recycling Assistant to support the Strategic Waste and Operational/Street Scene teams.  Last year Durham recycled 40% of household waste  and you will be required to advise the public through a series of door knocking and monitoring activities and by delivering countywide promotional events including school assemblies and community talks to try and increase that figure. You will also be required to assist the collection...

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