Regional News

Posted
2017-02-27
By
LARAC Office
Region

We weren't exactly hot off the starting blocks but we certainly do want to congratulate Scotland - recently named as one of the world's top circular economy nations and recently receiving a global award for its work on making things last. 

The Scottish Government – representing itself and its key agencies – was the recipient of the Award for Circular Economy Governments, Cities and Regions at the Circulars Awards, presented at...

Posted
2017-02-22
By
LARAC Office

Working some of the week from Manchester but also sometimes from Banbury and sometimes travelling nationally, the new post-holder will help to disseminate the benefits of supporting WRAP’s national consumer campaigns within regional communications. This role will focus on urban authorities.  The candidate will have demonstrable knowledge of collection, recycling and sorting systems in operation and the relevant policy and legislative context; strong operational experience in planning and...

Posted
2017-02-22
Region

The development and  care of Buckinghamshire environment infrastructre present and future could be in your hands as the new Waste Contracts Officer. Make a lasting impact by monitoring and developing new transport networks and driving sustainable business growth - innovate waste management and urban regneration.    Want to monitor this opportunity more closely?  ...

Posted
2017-02-16
By
LARAC Office
Region

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to assist in the design and delivery of a range of projects to increase the Councils’ recycling performance and reduce contamination. 

The job will include rolling out our flats recycling project, working with managing agents, the councils’ waste and recycling contractor and a team of door steppers.  It will also include analysing performance data in order to prioritise and target specific areas of the borough to carry out projects and to measure...

Posted
2017-02-15
By
LARAC Office
Region

LB Havering is looking for a self-motivated person who can hit the ground running as they have previous experience in waste management.  You will be observant and proactive, with an appetite to problem solve. As a member of the Waste and Recycling team, you will have an awareness of wider waste management issues.

Posted
2017-02-10
By
LARAC Office
Region

Take a look at the details for the Assistant Team leader - Waste Services, Blaenau Gwent CBC - also available as a secondment opportunity this is a chance to lead the Waste Services team. You will manage the frontline teams, develop waste management services; collection, recycling and...

Posted
2017-02-07
By
LARAC Office
Region

A chance to strut your stuff at Derby City council  - Your role will entail communicating and educating waste and recycling initiatives to stakeholders within the city. This is an important role and an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated person who loves to communicate through all channels. Day-to-day you will be dealing with internal staff, contractors as well as designers and partners at Derbyshire County Council and Resource Recovery Solutions.

Posted
2017-02-07
By
LARAC Office
Region

The Dorset Waste Partnership (a Partnership of the seven Dorset Local Authorities) is looking to recruit an Enforcement Officer to work within their Service Development Team - bsed in Dorchester.

The role involves a wide range of duties including the investigation of serious fly-tipping and abandoned vehicle cases, undertaking duty of care compliance checks and issuing Fixed Penalty Notices.

Posted
2017-01-31
By
letsrecycle
Region

Aberdeen city council is preparing for an overhaul of its recycling and waste collection service, which will see a reduction by a quarter in the overall capacity given to residents for residual waste.

The council is delivering close to 70,000 180 litre black wheeled bins to householders – supplied by the container manufacturer MGB – which will replace existing 240 litre containers used for the collection of residual waste.

Containers currently used for residual waste will...

Posted
2017-01-30
Region

In 2013 Biffa Municipal Ltd, working in partnership with South Staffordshire Council, introduced camera systems on all RCVs. Subsequent monitoring of footage revealed that despite a robust system in place for crews to report and document near misses/hazards there were inconsistencies in how crews were highlighting issues pertinent to dangerous driving. It soon became apparent that there was limited data regarding the nature of such incidents across the country....

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