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This year’s LARAC 2019 Conference was another fantastic event. It was wonderful to meet the new intake of scholars, and it was a great chance to get to know them all a little better.

Local authorities, we’ve got you covered

6 Oct 2019 |
Sue Reed, Programme Area Manager, Local Authority Support

Hundreds of local authority officers and waste management specialists were in Birmingham last week for the annual LARAC conference. WRAP was no exception, and we were delighted to be hosting two workshops this year.

With the Resources and Waste strategy on the horizon, we ran an interactive pub quiz-style session to test and broaden your knowledge on how the strategy could impact your local authority.

RWM - Looking forward to next year

5 Oct 2019 |
RWM - LARAC Partner

On the 11th and 12th September, tens of thousands of business decision makers travelled to the NEC for RWM 2019. Amongst the crowd were representatives from 83% of UK local authorities.

A New Gum Litter Campaign Toolkit - Free to LAs

1 Oct 2019 |
Behaviour Change - Not-for-profit social enterprise

Mars Wrigley has worked with not-for-profit social enterprise Behaviour Change to launch a new Gum Litter Campaign Toolkit. Here they describe how it can be used to combat littering.

People are increasingly aware that decisions we make today will affect the future of our planet for generations to come. Key opportunities lie ahead, from reducing climate change emissions to improving air quality and preventing plastic pollution.