APSE are delighted to announce the finalists for the Refuse and Recycling, Streetscene and Parks Innovation Awards 2019.
The Awards celebrate outstanding local councils that use innovative ideas and solutions to tackle the current challenges facing their frontline services.
APSE Chief Executive Paul O'Brien said, "The finalists in each category have all shown outstanding qualities and are a credit to their local authorities. Environmental services such as these are vital to ensuring high-quality neighbourhoods. APSE research has shown that good-quality neighbourhoods can play a huge part in improving the mental and physical wellbeing of communities across the UK. A big thank you to all of our finalists and best of luck in Nottingham!"
Finalists of the Innovation Awards will receive substantial publicity, both nationally and locally, with the winners announced at an awards ceremony held as part of the APSE Refuse, Recycling, Streetscene, Grounds and Parks Seminar 2019.
Refuse and Recycling
Daventry District Council (Introduction of 1-2-3 waste service)
Leicester City Council (Kick it to plastics)
Newcastle City Council (WasteBot)
Sheffield City Council (Electric Refuse Collection Vehicle II)
London Borough of Brent (The Brent Bee Corridor)
Darlington Borough Council (Darlington’s Great Parks Auction)
Nottingham City Council (StoryParks)
City of Lincoln Council (The Boultham Park Project)
Cornwall Council (Community Enforcement Programme)
Kettering Borough Council and Corby Borough Council (Flymapper)
Liverpool Streetscene Services Ltd (Creating the Site Enhancement Team)
Newcastle City Council (Newcastle Smart Litter Bins Solution)
The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) 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 and operates one of the UK’s largest research programmes in local government policy and frontline service delivery matters.