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APSE Scotland Fleet, Waste and Grounds seminar 2016

APSE Scotland Fleet, Waste and Grounds seminar 2016

Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore
Tuesday 17 to Friday 20 May 2016

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Information for delegates

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 Scottish Government, Zero Waste Scotland, Transport Scotland, DAF Trucks and 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!


APSE Scotland Rising Star Gold Award Winners

  • Fleet Category (sponsored by BCA) 
    - Gerry Farrell, North Lanarkshire Council

  • Parks, Grounds and Streetscene Category (sponsored by DAF Trucks)
    - Andrew Macleod, City of Edinburgh Council

  • Waste and Recycling Category (sponsored by Zero Waste Scotland)
    - Stephen Ward, East Renfrewshire Council



What does the future hold for environmental services? A Chief Executive’s perspective
Paul Jukes, Chief Executive, North Lanarkshire Council

State of the market 2016
Paul O'Brien, Chief Executive, APSE

Environmental Services – The financial challenge
Craig Hatton, Executive Director (Place), North Ayrshire Council

Service Transformation
Andy Waddell, Head of Infrastructure Services, Glasgow City Council

Dundee City Council - Transport public inquiries: Local authority lessons learnt
Gary McRae, Corporate Fleet Manager, Dundee City Council

Fleet Services - Lessons learned from a public inquiry
Pat Taggart, Transport Manager, Falkirk Council

Transport Public Enquiry – Aberdeen City Council's Experience
Mark Reilly, Head of Public Infrastructure and Environment, Aberdeen City Council

Household Recycling Charter
Stuart Murray, Recycling and Collections Advisor, Zero Waste Scotland

Increasing waste collection fleet utilisation through shift working
Martin Kingham, Service Manager (Waste Operations), Fife Council

Latest biodiversity strategy for Scotland and the local authority role
Dr Lorraine Gormley, Land Use and Biodiversity Team, Scottish Government

A collaborative approach to long term litter and flytipping prevention
Catherine Wilson, Sector Manager, Zero Waste Scotland

Residents review - Fresh pair of eyes
Stuart Pryde, Principal Amenity Officer, East Lothian Council

Zero Waste Future: City of Edinburgh and Midlothian Project
Gordon Pollock, Project Director, Edinburgh and Midlothian Project

A framework for commodities
Douglas Gardiner, Team Leader - Recycling Services, East Ayrshire Council

Shared services contracts for residual waste treatment (Clyde Valley case history)
Ian Telford, Project Leader, Clyde Valley Residual Waste Project

What does the future hold fo new technology?
James Turner, Product Marketing Manager, DAF Trucks

Conwy's 'Trolibocs' stackable kerbside recycling container system (unavailable online)
Jon Eastwood, Waste Manager, Conwy County Borough Council

Leading the way: Dundee City's electric vehicle projects (unavailable online)
Fraser Crichton, Assistant Fleet Manager, Dundee City Council

Switched on Scotland - A roadmap to the widespread adoption of plug-in vehicles (unavailable online)
Zak Tuck, Head of Low Carbon Vehicle Policy, Transport Scotland



Zero Waste Scotland's new Context Specific Litter Materials Toolkit

Transport Scotland funding opportunities for low carbon vehicles

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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