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APSE Scotland Fleet, Waste and Grounds seminar 2015

APSE Scotland Fleet, Waste and Grounds seminar 2015

Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore
Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th May 2015

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In the face of continuing pressures from all directions for local authorities, this seminar provides a range of solutions, with an insight into the future of service delivery from Derek Mackay MSP and Joan Aitken, Traffic Commissioner for Scotland, as well as speakers from Scottish Government, DVSA, SEPA and Zero Waste Scotland, a look at the latest service innovations being developed within Councils and an opportunity to see all of the latest products and services from a wide range of relevant suppliers across fleet, waste and grounds at Scotland’s largest trade and exhibition show of its kind (over 100 exhibitors last year). There are also excellent opportunities for networking through discussion forums, receptions and the annual dinner. Don’t miss this opportunity to future-proof your service!


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Keynote speech
Derek Mackay MSP, Minister for Transport and Islands

"Are we there yet?" - A roadmap from the Zero Waste Plan to a more Circular Economy
Gabriella Pieraccini, Head of Zero Waste, Scottish Government

Walking the tightrope - capacity transition within kerbside refuse
Lesley Sugden, Waste Strategy Manager, City of Edinburgh Council

Setting up an MOT testing station
Gerry Farrell, Workshop Controller, North Lanarkshire Council

It's not east being Green: Improving recycling performance in a challenging financial climate
Ian Moffat, Head of Environmental and Commercial Services, Inverclyde Council

Addressing revenue budget reductions in parks through mobile working
Damien Woods, Service Manager, Fife Council

An update on 'Towards a Litter-Free Scotland: The National Litter Strategy'
David Barnes, Programme Area Manager (Litter and Flytipping), Zero Waste Scotland

BINtervention - Timed collection windows in Edinburgh
Karen Reeves, Open Space Strategy Manager and Bobb Turner, Project Officer, City of Edinburgh Council

Increasing community involvement within our parks
Steven Shaw, Environmental Manager, Aberdeen City Council

Health and Safety within waste (SWITCH forum)
Adrian Bond, National Operations Waste Unit Manager, SEPA

An approach to food and DMR recycling in dense urban areas
Janet Wade, Implementation Project Manager, Dundee City Council

The future's bright, the future's Green in Fife
Barbara Whiting, Lead Officer - Renewables and Low Carbon, Fife Council

MOT process change and DVSA update
Gordon Macdonald, Head of Enforcement Policy, DVSA

Taxi testing and compliance
Emil Laiolo, Transport Manager, Glasgow City Council

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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