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Viridor Official Show Sponsors at RWM

21 Jun 2019 |
Laura Hollingsworth, RWM

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.

LARAC Scholars, plastics and me!

19 Jun 2019 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

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.

The Management Tool for your Permits and Licences

19 Jun 2019 |
John Bayley, Euro Label Printers Ltd explains how he can help with household permits

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.

On the first few months as the new LARAC Scotland Rep

18 Jun 2019 |
Steve Gilfillan, LARAC Scotland Rep

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

The risks of HGV Driver Shortages

18 Jun 2019 |
Ashley Wild, LARAC Health and Safety

The 9th September 2019 HGV Driver CPC deadline is fast approaching, which means that all HGV drivers must have undertaken at least 35 hours of driver training to maintain their current card - It is illegal for professional drivers to operate without a Driver Qualification Card (DQC).