News and Blogs

New Training Resources for Local Authorities

11 Jan 2022 |
Sally Wilson, Local Authority Technical Consultant at WRAP

The new year is a great opportunity to reflect, to better understand the achievements and lessons learnt from previous years, and that is exactly what we’ve been doing at WRAP. In 2020, WRAP undertook a review of the training opportunities available to local authority officers involved with the development, implementation and delivery of waste and recycling services and since then we have been working on addressing some of the apparent gaps in provision.

New Year's Resolutions – Championing Sustainability in 2022

6 Jan 2022 |
Cromwell Polythene - LARAC Partner

As we say goodbye to 2021, and hello to the new year ahead, plans are being put in place to help make 2022 a success. Businesses, Local Authorities, and individuals alike are implementing new year’s resolutions and continuing to tackle the challenges of COVID 19, supply chain difficulties, and climate change. To this end, Cromwell have highlighted three key considerations for the year ahead.

Time to say Thank You to Carole

21 Dec 2021 |
Jennifer Perry, LARAC Executive Officer

Another big change in the LARAC camp as we bid farewell to our current Chair, Carole Taylor, who comes to the end of her second two-year term at the end of December. 

This is my last LOL piece as LARAC Chair as I reach the end of my maximum four years tenure. And what a four years it has been! Described by Jenny Perry at last week’s Exec meeting as “tumultuous”, my term has definitely been quite the roller coaster ride.

'Elf' and Safety Statistics Released

21 Dec 2021 |
Ashley Wild, LARAC Health and Safety

So here we are at the end of yet another turbulent year but just in time to update on the industry HSE statistics for 2020/21 (Released last week), which continue to show a year-on-year fall in accident rates over the past five years.