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2013-03-15
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Victyoria Burrell

Put the following NERF meeting dates in your diary.  More info will follow nearer the time.

19th March 2013
23rd May 2013
19 Septebmer 2013
28th November 2013

 

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Posted
2013-03-15

A levy on single use carrier bags will be introduced in Northern Ireland from 8 April 2013. From then, retailers in Northern Ireland will be required to charge at least five pence for each new single use carrier bag they supply to their customers. The proceeds of the levy will be forwarded to the Department of the Environment (DOE)....

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2013-03-15

Waste Producer Exchange (WPE) has just launched WPE South East, designed to help businesses and local authorities find new markets for their waste materials. 

Local authorities using the south east waste exchange are able to not only promote their own services, but to also use the exchange as a way to meet principles 8 and 9 of the Business Recycling and Waste Services Commitment. To be...

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2013-03-15

 

A new approach to delivering training for local authority, social enterprise and private business recycling managers is being introduced this Spring by WRAP.

From April 2013, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will be responsible for delivering the training programme which has been run by WRAP since 2002.

More than 3,000 delegates have benefited from the programme to date, and over the years, it has evolved to meet current needs, broadening its focus to cover...

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2013-03-15
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Nottingham City Council

 

For the past two years, Redfield Road HWRC in Nottingham has been one of the highest performing household waste recycling sites in England. The recent addition of a container to collect carpet has now boosted their landfill diversion rate by a further 4%, to an impressive 94%. Total carpet diverted this year is likely to exceed 200 tonnes - equivalent to 12 football pitches.

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2013-03-15

The North West Region Waste Management Group (NWRWMG) has produced the sixth edition of its bi-annual magazine, Waste Watch. The publication includes information on how the public can help contribute to the waste management effort in their area by focusing on the 3Rs of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. 

There is also a round-up of the work being carried out by the NWRWMG’s constituent councils, as well as an update on the £500m public procurement exercise to deliver new waste...

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Posted
2012-10-05

To read the full minutes of the two most recent NWRF meetings please login to the Members' Forum and go to Liaisons.

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2012-09-08

To read Andrew Bird's report of this joint meeting with CIWM please login to the Members' Forum and go to the Liaisons page.

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2012-06-11

I was very pleased to attend the recent CRNS conference on behalf of LARAC. The event was held in the Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline on 24th October which was an excellent venue for a conference with lots of space and ample free parking! .....and before you say I should have travelled by public transport, that would have been a bit difficult with 2 display stands, a heavy magazine rack and box of LOOPS to take along! 

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