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.
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.
Biogen’s fourteen anaerobic digestion plants and five composting sites around the UK recycle around a half of a million tonnes of organic waste each year, generating 25MW of green electricity for the national grid. That’s enough energy to power the town of Harrogate for a year.
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.
As the UK’s leading fire suppression company, Fireward offers effective and approved automatic fire suppression systems, designed to reduce the risk of fire across a wide range of applications including telehandlers, wheel loaders, shredders, cranes and excavators.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.