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28 Jun 2018

Allerton Waste Recovery Park, North Yorkshire

FREE Conference for LARAC members. 

Hosted by LARAC and supported by our Partners:  Amey and the BHF.

Join us for the 2018 Yorkshire and Humber Regional LARAC Conference which will look in depth at the key issues around running an efficient and effective local authority waste and recycling service; a real hands-on programme - providing essential information and a chance to exchange ideas.

View the programme and book your free place!

Working towards a better understanding of REUSE

22 May 2018 |
LARAC Office and Craig Anderson, Reuse Network

The Reuse Network (the rebranded FRN)  is in the middle of a launch campaign to try to push the UK public to better understand reuse and to help them realise that they can donate large household items to local charities.  Like other areas such as recycling, donations from the general public have recently flat-lined and are even decreasing in the reality of a pinched economy.  Reuse Network is reaching out to local authorities who may not be running bulky waste schemes, or who are looking to discontinue established schemes, to see if they can work together with local charities to provide a B


18 Jul 2018

Maesmawr Hall Hotel, Caersws

The Annual LARAC/WG Conference is  set for 18th July at the Maesmawr Hall Hotel location in Caersws.  

The programme is the usual successful mix of Wales policy and strategy and practical case studies.

LARAC responds to HM Treasury consultation on plastics

16 May 2018 |
Dianne Hewgill, LARAC Policy Support Officer

LARAC has responded to the HM Treasury call for evidence on ‘Tackling the plastic problem’. The consultation explores how changes to the tax system or charging could be used to reduce single use plastics and what further economic incentives may be effective.

Annual LARAC/CIWM West Midlands Event

5 Jul 2018

Craemer, Telford

Fast becoming an annual date, this LARAC/CIWM event is set to take place in Telford (at Craemer UK Ltd, Craemer House, Hortonwood 1, Telford, Shropshire TF1 7GN) on 5th July.  
Latest Programme:

Recycling in the world of the Circular Economy

The aim of the workshop is to give waste managers from both the public and private sectors opportunity to hear and discuss key issues and interests.

9:15 – 10:00   Refreshments and Factory Tour