1 July 2020
Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow
Join us for the 2020 Scottish LARAC Conference which will look in depth at the key issues around running an efficient and effective local authority waste and recycling service.
The conference looks to provide an update on topics such as the household recycling charter, extended producer responsibility and the deposit return scheme.
Visitors will also hear from a range of experts discussing what the future might look like in addition to a range of practical case studies from across local authority waste and recycling collection services covering technology, contamination, data and more.
LARAC Member: FREE
Standard rate: £250 + VAT
Non LARAC Member - local authority/charity rate: £160 + VAT
HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING CHARTER, DRS & CIRCULAR ECONOMY: AN UPDATE
EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY
UPDATE : UK ELECTRONIC WASTE TRACKING
CASE STUDY ONE: BIN SENSOR TECHNOLOGY
CASE STUDY TWO: DATA
CASE STUDY THREE: CONTAMINATION MANAGEMENT
THE CURRENT STATE OF THE WASTE MANAGEMENT SECTOR
DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME – KERBSIDE IMPACTS OF DRS
EPR – IMPLICATIONS FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES
CASE STUDY FOUR: PROCUREMENT IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY
CLOSING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Comprehensive software to drive down the cost of waste management, street scene and grounds maintenance. Bartec’s Collective software is designed specifically to allow waste managers to control all their service information in a single, easy-to-use computer system. Collective is proven throughout the UK to improve customer service, safe working, productivity and deliver real cost reductions.
Palm Recycling has provided collection and recycling services to both public sector and commercial clients for over 25 years.Their experience and commitment to extracting the highest quality and maximum value from the materials they process has made them first choice for more than 100 UK local authorities and helps divert more than 600,000 tonnes of materials per year from landfill.
Repic is a non-profit company established in 2004 by leading companies in the electrical and electronics industry, to comply with the WEEE Directive. Repic members represent around half of the electrical and electronic products sold in the UK.
Family Run, Forward Thinking.
It all began 40 years ago, back in 1974. Our founder saved up just enough money to buy a small label press, a telephone, and rent some space in the corner of an old meat abattoir. He called around searching for work, and when it came in, he printed it, and delivered it himself. This was the level of service that was instilled in the company right from the start. Slowly but surely, the company grew, continuously investing back into newer and better technology.
Wastepack is among the UK’s largest approved compliance providers, covering both the UK packaging waste regulations and the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) Regulations. They stand for the interests of their customers and work to minimise compliance costs and complexities.
GJF Fabrications Ltd offers the UK’s largest production capacity of Hooklifts, Skips, FEL and specialist containers. We’re supported by the Inverclyde Investment Company which has invested over £4m in its operations to create the UK's largest steel waste & recycling production capacity.
Greenredeem create behavioural change campaigns and reward people for taking green actions.
Working with local authorities, schools/universities, water companies & commercial partners, we motivate communities to reduce waste, recycle more & be more water/energy efficient.