Blog

The role of waste and recycling in the climate emergency

26 Feb 2020 |
Julie Fourcade, Head of External Affairs at FCC Environment - LARAC Partner

More than 280 local authorities across the UK declared a climate emergency in 2019, with the most ambitious of these aiming for net-zero by 2025. To stand a chance of meeting this aggressive net-zero target, collaboration between councils and their suppliers will be imperative - with waste and recycling teams being a key driver ...

Working out in room 104

25 Feb 2020 |
LARAC Office

Great to see our member North West Leicestershire getting down to it in the office!

We all know getting away from the computers for a few minutes is vital for keeping you fit both in body and mind – but doing it is something else and getting everyone to do it is something else again.

Waste - resourcing the future

25 Feb 2020 |
Chaya Fernando, Fairport Containers - LARAC Partner

A new, innovative recovery and recycling project undertaken by Keep Britain Tidy and Exeter City Council gave rise to the organisation of mass beach clear ups along the South West coast.

LARAC Value means being at the eye of the storm

11 Feb 2020 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

Judging by some of the pictures at the weekend around Storm Ciara it will not be long before there is a call for EPR on garden trampolines.

WISH Forum – Website revamp and an opportunity to join the forum!

11 Feb 2020 |
Ashley Wild, LARAC Health and Safety

The Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum exists to communicate and consult with key stakeholders, including local and national government bodies, equipment manufacturers, trade associations, professional associations and trade unions. The aim of WISH is to identify, devise and promote activities that can improve industry health and safety performance.

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