local authorities

13th April 2018
Defra Seeks Views On Council Litter Enforcement Guidance

Defra Seeks Views On Council Litter Enforcement Guidance

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is seeking views on guidance to English councils about using their litter enforcement powers fairly and effectively. Defra committed in the Litter Strategy for England to publish improved guidance to promote proportionate … Continue reading

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12th April 2018
Viridor Awarded Multiple Contracts Following £1m Glass Upgrade

Viridor Awarded Multiple Contracts Following £1m Glass Upgrade

Viridor has completed a £1m upgrade of its Scottish glass recycling plant and has secured a Scottish Procurement contract covering five Scottish local authorities and a total estimated annual tonnage of 10,500. Viridor Resource Management (VRM) Managing Director Keith Trower … Continue reading

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11th April 2018
Waste Service Cost “Robbing” Funds From Most Vulnerable – LARAC

Waste Service Cost “Robbing” Funds From Most Vulnerable – LARAC

The Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) aims to start an industry wide debate on the future of local authority waste and recycling funding with the publication a new policy paper, which recommends “serious” consideration of direct charging in the … Continue reading

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8th March 2018
Financial Health Of Councils Impacting Frontline Services, Says Audit Office

Financial Health Of Councils Impacting Frontline Services, Says Audit Office

The financial health of local authorities across England is getting worse, says a report from the National Audit Office (NAO). The report, published today (8 March), claims that despite greater freedoms to increase council tax bills and one-off short-term funds … Continue reading

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3rd January 2017
Fines For Fly-Tipping Total £430,000 Since New Powers Introduced

Fines For Fly-Tipping Total £430,000 Since New Powers Introduced

Fines issued by councils for fly-tipping totals over £430,000 since new powers were introduced last year to help equip councils to tackle waste crime, according to figures. According to the figures, however, which were obtained by the Press Association under … Continue reading

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