Lee Marshall, chief executive, Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee
Last month the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee issued a policy paper, The Future of Local Authority Waste Funding, the first time as an organisation we had produced a substantive forward looking policy document.
There have been regular instances over the past 12-18 months where various materials sectors have called on councils to improve the quality of the materials they provide for processing.
I was fortunate enough to be part of the judging panel for the environment category of the LGC Awards recently and it is always pleasing to see innovative and forward thinking projects from councils.
You may well have seen the flurry of stories recently about how the amount of contamination in recycling has increased in the past few years.
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