THE ANNUAL FORUM FOR WASTE AND RECYCLING OFFICERS
LARAC Conference and Celebration Awards would not be able to take place if it were not for the financial support of the companies and organisations that sponsor this event. If you are attending the conference and/or awards please take time to speak with all of the sponsors - they offer a variety of products and services which could have a positive impact on your work.
Contenur is devoted to designing, manufacturing and marketing comprehensive urban waste container solutions that are practical and innovative, which improve quality of life, sustainability and the appearance of the cities.
FCC Environment is a global leader with more than a 100 years’ experience providing environmental services in partnership with local authorities, operating over 100 contracts for 60 authorities in the UK.
ACE UK (Trade Association for beverage cartons) exists to promote cartons as a renewable, recyclable and low-carbon packaging choice, and to drive its environmental initiatives. This includes running the industry’s carton recycling programme.
Alupro works in partnership with local authorities and the recycling and waste management sector to maximise recovery of valuable metal packaging from the waste stream. Our programmes can help you add value to your waste collections.
Bartec Municipal Technologies
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.
Berry bpi packaging solutions, part of Berry Global, manufactures an extensive range of flexible packaging films that help to protect, secure and enhance a wide variety of products in many different end-markets. We are one of Europe’s largest recyclers of polyethylene films and also produce Sustane®, our own range of polymers made from recycled plastics. Our commitment to sustainability, innovation and excellence drives our business to ensure we deliver the packaging solutions that customers and consumers demand.
BioteCH4 is one of the leading Anaerobic Digestion operators in the UK, taking care of food waste, sustainably. Providing a cost-effective solution for local authorities and the commercial sector.
Biffa has been at the forefront of the UK's waste industry for over a hundred years, carrying out essential operations to support the UK circular economy, including collection, surplus redistribution, recycling, treatment, disposal and energy generation. Biffa's purpose is 'to change the way people think about waste' with sustainability at the heart of their business strategy.
BritishBins is a leading distributor of plastic and metal Wheelie Bins as well as supplying an extensive range of waste and recycling products (Solar Compacting Litter Bins) and accessories. Established for over 15 year we supply both the public and private sector including local councils, government departments, hospitals, schools, universities and prisons both in the UK and overseas.
Cloud 9 Technologies provide innovative technology solutions to help local authorities engage with their residents.
Cross Media Print Digital Solutions
CMPD Solutions specialise in providing an environmentally friendly permit solution ‘enviropermit’ for Annual Garden Waste Permits and Car Parking and Vehicle Permits.
Our permits are linerless, therefore have no backing patches (release liner), and can be recycled. Our permits are made in a zero to landfill factory and are tamper evident and water resistant too.
We offer a full solution from receiving a data file on our secure server, printing and personalising the permits and mailing on behalf of councils/organisations directly to your residents.
We also offer a full mailing solution for sending out postcards/reminders/letters/renewals etc and provide multiple information labels too.
The Compost Bag Company Company
The Compost Bag Company provides compostable bags and films, made from (partly) renewable materials and markets them all over the UK. It is part of a group of companies that spans Europe and owns extensive and flexible production machinery, and is therefore able to offer many different product types.
After 25 years of undisputed leadership in the global waste container lid and hardware market, Container Components Europe brings its unrivalled engineering expertise to its new DuraFlex Bin range.
Countrystyle is a leading, privately owned resource management & waste recycling business. With a track record of spotting opportunities, understanding the market and driving innovative solutions, we deliver a reliable service which reduces the impact on the environment from our clients’ waste, whilst creating cost-effective and reliable waste management outcomes.
We are one of the UK’s leading cardboard and paper recyclers, offering complete recycling
and waste management solutions. Our network of recycling depots, packaging plants and paper mills keeps fibre moving around the supply cycle. We are proud to own Kemsley paper mill, the UK’s biggest recovered fibre-based paper operation and the second largest of its kind in Europe.
European Recycling Platform
We make recycling and compliance easy for you. Our straightforward solutions cover WEEE, batteries, and packaging recycling – all supported by our unique data services.
Created by producers for producers, we aim to provide our members with high-quality compliance at the best possible price and simplify the complexities of compliance and reporting.
Fairport Containers is the UK’s leading provider of refurbishment, nationwide solutions for all steel waste containers. Established for over 25 years, the family-run business serves all of the top names in the waste industry.
HOTBIN is an aerobic composter that reduces the amount of waste sent to landfill, hot composting a wider variety of waste types in just 30-90days, 32x faster than traditional cold composting.
Committed to delivering best-fit waste and recycling solutions, IPL are considered the UK’s leading manufacturers of environmental containers. With state of the art facilities in Rotherham and Hull, IPL are proud to work in partnership with local authorities, waste contractors, and businesses to supply British made wheeled bins, caddies, kerbside boxes, and the UK’s first Triple Stack System.
Raising service performance & efficiency, service quality & public satisfaction
Reducing CO2, mileage, time, & fleet requirement
Providing route optimisation, in-cab, back-office solutions, apps
ROI < 12 months
Leafield Environmental Ltd is a leading supplier of litter bins, recycling bins and bollards. We manufacture using rotational moulding, a fast and efficient method which produces consistent high-quality products.
UK manufacturers of surface and underground waste and recycling storage systems that help Local Authorities increase recycling participation from hard-to-reach areas such as flats and street properties.
Novelis recycling is the world’s leading recycler of aluminium, recycling around 41 billion used drink cans globally every year. In the UK, the company has been driving the development of the infrastructure for aluminium can recycling since 1990, purchasing UK-sourced aluminium cans for can recycling.
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.
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.
Podback is the first nationwide, not-for-profit, coffee pod recycling service. Created in partnership with the biggest names in coffee pods systems, Nespresso, NESCAFE Dolce Gusto and Tassimo, to give people who enjoy the quality and taste of coffee pods simple and ways to recycle them. As part of this, Podback is partnering with individual local authorities to facilitate kerbside collections of pods.
Recycling Lives Charity comprises both a charity and social enterprise.
We were founded in 2008, with an aim of reducing homelessness and reoffending by supporting men and women into stable housing and employment. We later added food redistribution to our model, in partnership with FareShare, to reduce food waste and tackle food poverty.
Re-Gen support Local Authorities across the UK to increase their recycling rates. Home to one of the UK’s largest and most technologically advanced MRFs, we are here to make our future cleaner.
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.
Roadvert with Spedian
Roadverts fast-changing ‘Spedian’ system allows you to utilise your RCV’s delivering vital recycling messages to all your residents on a daily basis, all of which can now be recycled to new product.
With our unique ‘Ads on the Move’ ‘No Cost to Council’ revenue generation programme, and ‘Roadvert Media’s’ audience prediction software your vehicles become a very powerful advertising tool.
Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd is the trading arm of The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland. We were established in 1991 to help fund The Salvation Army’s vital work with vulnerable people in the UK, and today we raise money and encourage reuse and recycling through a network of over 200 charity shops and a clothing collection division.
Severn Trent Green Power
Severn Trent Green Power operates the UK’s leading food waste recycling network. Servicing 50+ local authorities our 8 AD facilities span Wales, the Midlands, Oxfordshire and London.
Smurfit Kappa Recycling offers paper and cardboard recycling solutions for businesses and local authorities across the UK and is a division of Smurfit Kappa Group one of the world's largest fibre-based packaging companies .
VIRIDOR is one of UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into quality recyclables, raw materials and energy.
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.
Whitespace Work Software
Whitespace Work Software is the leading provider of waste and environmental solutions in the UK. We help our customers to deliver a more efficient service by providing them with the most innovative waste management software and environmental solution on the market.
WRAP’s vision is a world in which resources are used sustainably. Their work includes the provision of free resources and support to help local authorities make their waste and recycling services the best they can be.
Wybone is a family run business that was established by Mr. Charles E Wyatt in 1969. These days his son Richard is Managing Director but the principles with which the company was founded still stand strong today.
Wybone designs and manufactures street furniture including litter bins, recycling bins, grit bins and clinical waste bins. In a climate where UK manufacturing has seen a rapid decline, we’re proud to say we make 97% of all our products.