News and Blogs

Kent moves forward with HWRC charges

22 Jan 2019 |

Kent county council has moved forward with plans to introduce charges for ‘non-household waste’ at all 16 of its Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) across the county.

The decision follows a consultation where around 80% of the near 3,000 respondents disagreed with the proposals, mainly expressing concerns about increased fly tipping.

New year, new REPIC LARAC scholarship programme

22 Jan 2019 |
Alyce Morris, REPIC

Ringing in a brand new year can only mean one thing… REPIC is kicking off the next twelve-months of LARAC scholarship activity.

Anticipating The Three Consultations

22 Jan 2019 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

By now you should have all had time to fully digest the DEFRA Resource and Waste Strategy that came out before Christmas. Hopefully, the briefing that LARAC provided helped you and may even have kicked started whatever discussions you are having internally.

Is this the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning……

17 Jan 2019 |
Andy Doran, Senior Manager, Sustainability & Recycling Development, Novelis

I suspect that when we look back, we will conclude that 2019 was quite a significant year. The trouble is that in mid-January it is difficult to accurately predict just how significant and in which areas.

Happy New Year and welcome to the first LOL of 2019

8 Jan 2019 |
Carole Taylor, LARAC Chair

Despite there being a Christmas/New Year “break”, it feels like a lot has happened in the last month or so.