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21-15 A summary of WRAP’s report ‘Our Plan for a Sustainable Planet’ a blueprint for a waste-free world by 2025
20-84 State of the Market 2020 - Refuse
20-83 ‘The Right Bin in the Right Place’ - WRAP Guidance to English Local Authorities and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) on the design, number and location of public litter bins and other items of street furniture designed to capture litter
20-57 Deposit Return Scheme latest reports
20-09 Street cleansing trend analysis 2018/19
20-08 State of the Market 2020 - Street Cleansing
19-31 State of the Market 2019 - Refuse Collection and Recycling
19-27 Implications of the Resources and Waste Strategy (2018) for Local Authorities - Parliamentary Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry comments
19-24 APSE Response to the Government consultation on the Consistency in Household and Business Recycling Collections in England (2019)
19-17 Single-Use Plastics Policy
19-16 Resources and Waste Strategy (2018) Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into the impacts on local authorities
19-12 Resources and Waste Strategy Latest Consultations
19-01 Waste and Resources Strategy For England Government Policy Paper
18-48 Bulky Waste Collection Services
18-33 Local Authority Apprenticeship Programmes - Scotland
18-32 State of the Market 2018 - Refuse
18-28 Local Authority Apprenticeship Programmes
18-21 Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse (Scotland) 2018
18-14 State of the Market 2018: Street Cleansing and Streetscene
18-03 Street Cleansing Trend Analysis 2016-17

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association 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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