RWM is immensely pleased to announce that Viridor will be the show sponsor for this year. This news comes off the back of incredible news that Viridor is investing £65mil in a brand new recycling plant being made in Bristol, capable of producing 60,000 tonnes of recycled polymer.
In a rare piece of almost perfect symmetry we have just seen the deadline pass for the 2019 REPIC Scholars programme and a day later I went on a site visit with the 2018 cohort.
PermiServ has been growing steadily over the last year and has grown the customer service team to meet demand from new councils joining our service.
The government yesterday (18 June) rejected a call to ban used textiles from landfill and instead has pointed to proposals in the Resources & Waste Strategy and plans for more extended producer responsibility schemes.
In response, the Environmental Audit Committee, chaired by Labour’s Mary Creagh, hit out at the government for ‘rejecting’ what it said was a need to “act urgently to end the era of throwaway fashion”.
Deciding to take on the role of LARAC Scotland Rep took careful consideration and some soul searching. Was I up to the task? Could I balance the demands of the role and my own job at West Lothian Council in an increasingly busy few years ahead, not least the significant service changes to our kerbside collections? My decision took me a few weeks