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Changes at LARAC

6 Oct 2021 |
LARAC Office

At its AGM today LARAC  announced the appointment of John Coates on an interim basis following the recent news of the departure in December of CEO Lee Marshall who takes up a position with CIWM. John is a former vice chair and treasurer for LARAC.

This is just to make you aware of an upcoming change to the Coronavirus (COVID-19): disposing of waste page.

LARAC reveals 2021 Awards finalists

21 Sep 2021 |
James Langley, letsrecycle.com

The shortlisted finalists for the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee’s (LARAC) prestigious 13th set of annual awards were announced today (21 September).

Scottish council to trial waste weighing technology

27 Aug 2021 |
James Langley, letsrecycle.com

North Lanarkshire council is to become the “first Scottish local authority” to use radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to weigh residents’ waste.

As you may be aware the Distributor Take-Back Scheme is currently in phase 5 which runs from 1/1/2020 – 31/12/2021. The DTS allows distributors of electrical items to offset their distributor takeback obligations by paying a fee into a funding pot and directing their consumers to their local household waste recycling centre.

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