News, Blogs & Events

Are we hitting the pause button?

12 Nov 2019 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

It is only just over six weeks since the LARAC Conference took place and, what with national events and the forthcoming general election, it already seems like a lifetime ago.

Waste Infrastructure Delivery Programme 'moving to new phase'

12 Nov 2019 |
Caelia Quinault, letsrecycle.com.

The Government’s long running Waste Infrastructure Delivery Programme (WIDP) is moving to a new phase after helping to deliver the ‘vast majority’ of infrastructure under the progamme.

Established by Defra in 2006, WIDP was intended to accelerate the delivery of residual waste treatment infrastructure such as energy-from-waste plants. This was imperative at the time to meet strict landfill diversion targets and to offer support to councils.

Love Your Clothes launches Donation Generation

12 Nov 2019 |
Sarah Clayton, Head of Citizen Behaviour Change, WRAP

WRAP’s Love Your Clothes campaign has launched Donation Generation and we’re calling out to local authorities to join the movement. The issue of clothing sustainability is increasingly becoming a hot topic of discussion.

LARAC Conference 2020

When:
14 Oct 2020

Where:
Hilton Metropole, Birmingham NEC

Save this date for your diary!

We aren't taking bookings yet - but do save the dates - now moved to the middle of October 2020. 

Its six weeks since I last wrote a LOL piece and not only has the season changed with it beginning to feel a lot like winter, it also feels like a lot of change is on the horizon for our industry and the political landscape in general. We have the uncertainty of what will happen following December’s general election ...