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Waste Management, Refuse Collection and Street Cleansing

Waste Management, Refuse Collection and Street Cleansing

Services included in this group are waste management, refuse collection, recycling, street cleansing, street scene and public realm services. Topics featured include: service delivery arrangements; latest legislative and policy issues; campaigns, education and enforcement; environmental issues such as flytipping, graffiti, abandoned vehicles and dog fouling; quality standards; partnership working with police and fire services; recycling; and waste treatment such as anaerobic digestion.  The group also covers operational issues such as domestic and trade collections, use of vehicles/equipment, working patterns, apprenticeships and staff development. The group is followed by an APSE performance networks benchmarking meeting dedicated to refuse collection and street cleansing services.

The APSE Principal Advisor for this group is Wayne Priestley. The chair of this group is Cllr Tracey Dixon of South Tyneside Council.

 

2017 meeting dates

 

To be announced shortly

 

These dates are for national advisory groups. To view events in your area, click here.

 

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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit local government body working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

           

 

          

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