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Local Authority Training Courses

Increasing Recycling Performance

Overview
1 Day Course

This training course is intended to provide delegates with an understanding of the statutory and strategic requirements for recycling performance and how to achieve higher performance on a local and regional basis.

Learning Objectives?

  • Understanding of all national and local statutory and strategic requirements for waste and recycling
  • Understand the importance of re-use and waste minimisation initiatives to achieve your recycling performance improvements
  • Know the importance of waste composition data and other data insight to assist you in planning your expanded or improved recycling services
  • Understand the different methods for improving performance
  • Understand what tools to use and when given local area demographics
  • Understand the measures of success

Who should attend?

  • New and existing Local Authority waste officers and managers
  • Officers responsible for waste data recording, reporting and insight
  • Waste communication officers
  • Waste strategy & policy officers wishing to understand the methods and tools available to review, improve or expand current levels of service provision to increase recycling performance.

Communication Training

Overview
1 Day Course

This training course is intended to provide delegates with a broad understanding of developing a communication campaign that tackles the waste and recycling issues that are faced by Local Authorities

What's in it for me?

  • Understand the art of the possible given the contractual, political and financial pressures and drivers of your Authority.Recognise the importance of communications in achieving improved recycling quality and quantity and can reduce residual waste tonnages
  • Understand the factors that contribute towards determining the aims of a communications campaign
  • Implement bespoke campaigns to given areas in your Authority based on local demographics
  • Understand how to plan a communications campaign, including the utilisation of waste management data
  • Understand the key factors in choosing the message and branding for your communications campaign for your local areas
  • Understand how to determine the strategy and communication methods for your communications campaign
  • Recognise the importance of measuring the results of your communications campaign and be able to identify the tools available to do so

Who should attend?

This course is relevant to anyone in Local Authority that wants to understand the methods and tools available to utilise communications and engagement to realise resident behaviour change that results in the increased quantity and quality of recycling material in their area

Undertaking a Waste Audit

Overview
1 Day Course

Do you know what happens to your waste? Is it correctly managed in compliance with waste management legislation?

The cost of noncompliance in your organisation or by those who handle your wastes can affect the business performance, profitability and reputation.

This course contributes towards your CPD.

Learning Objectives?

  • Understand the role of auditing of external waste facilities in helping to comply with your duty of care obligations
  • Understand the range of criteria to evaluate as part of a duty of care audit
  • Determining the suitability for using the waste management operator
  • Review and develop current external auditing forms
  • Measure your organisations waste
  • Know how to plan and deliver an audit of your waste - including visual inspection and paperwork compliance
  • Evaluate data from an internal waste audit and identify key findings
  • Identify areas for improvement relating to non-compliance

Who should attend?

Waste producers and waste managers - anyone who needs to know how to identify waste and the quantity in each area.

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