LARAC Conference and Celebration Awards would not be able to take place if it were not for the financial support of the companies and organisations that sponsor this event. If you are attending the conference and/or awards please take time to speak with all of the sponsors - they offer a variety of products and services which could have a positive impact on your work!


ACE UK (Trade Association for beverage cartons) exists to promote cartons as a renewable, recyclable and low-carbon packaging choice, and to drive its environmental initiatives. This includes running the industry's carton recycling programme.

Alupro works in partnership with local authorities and the recycling and waste management sector to maximise recovery of valuable metal packaging from the waste stream. Our programmes can help you add value to your waste collections.

Axion Consulting specialises in resource recovery. Our engineers and scientists take waste streams that are not currently recyclable or where limited value is recovered and find solutions for them. We don’t just talk about it, we also operate plants ourselves. We have developed, built and now manage our own recycling and plastics processing facilities at Salford and Trafford Park.

Aylesford Newsprint manufactures 100% recycled premium quality newsprint in Kent. Using 500,000 tonnes of recovered paper supplied by local authorities, waste management companies and not for profit organisations, we make 400,000 tonnes of new recycled newsprint every year.

Biffa was founded 100 years ago by the Biffa family as a haulage business. Today Biffa is the UK's leading nationwide integrated waste management business that provides collection, treatment, recycling and recovery.

The BigBelly SmartBin is proven to deliver savings of over 70% on waste collections costs.  With access to online and real-time bin fill levels and efficiency reports, the BigBelly SmartBin creates cleaner public spaces resulting in a better quality of life for residents.

BIOGEN is the UK’s leading multi-site food waste recycling company. If you are considering disposal options for food waste we can help you save money and hit your recycling targets.

We have he largest network of 750 charity shops in the UK including 160 Furniture & Electrical stores. We rely on receiving donated items to sell in our shops. Last year our shops prevented over 100, 000 tonnes from entering landfill.

At CDEnviro we specialise in transforming today's waste materials into tomorrow's assets. We continuously develop new ideas for the sewage and waste water, waste management and utility industries, which can transform your organisation into an environmental leader.

Civica is a market leader in specialist systems and business process services, we apply software, cloud-based services and outsourcing to help our customers transform the way they work.

Countrystyle Recycling is a leading, privately owned waste management and recycling company capable of handling, processing, disposing and recycling almost all forms of waste. Our flagship facility, at Ridham in Sittingbourne, Kent, provides specialist services for the recycling of plasterboard and wood material. Other services include in-vessel composting, two waste transfer stations and an extensive commercial waste collection service providing local authorities and businesses with closed loop waste and resource management recycling services.

DHL Envirosolutions is DHL Supply Chain's environmental services offering. It offers integrated environmental solutions including innovative waste, recycling, compliance and energy solutions to help businesses reduce their existing carbon footprint, and boost their bottom line.

Ecomondo, 18th International Trade Fair of Material and Energy, Recovery and Sustainablke Development

5th - 8th November 2014 Rimini, Italy

European Recycling Platform (ERP) is one of the UK's leading WEEE, batteries and packaging recycling schemes. ERP UK works with over 100 producer members, including Electrolux, Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble and Sony.

Fairport Containers is a one-stop shop for refurbishment, remodeling, sale, hire, manufacturing and transportation of commercial waste containers, including recycling banks, trade waste wheelie bins, FELs, RELs, skips and bulk carriers.

FCC Environment is a global leader with more than a 100 years’ experience providing environmental services in partnership with local authorities, operating over 100 contracts for 60 authorities in the UK.

At Greenredeem we reward people for recycling and taking everyday green actions. Through understanding and collaboration our vision is to inspire communities to create a better future.

Hadfield Wood Recyclers is an award-winning wood recycling specialist offering a nationwide service with competitive prices, various contract options and a reputation for honesty and reliability.

Suppliers and installers of innovative, modular, pre-cast concrete units specifically designed for the construction of split-level Household Waste Recycling Centres, with unique under-platform additional storage area, generally installed in 3-5 days with a 10 year warranty.

Developed by Novamont SpA, Mater-Bi® is the UK leader of EN13432 certified biodegradable and compostable plastics produced using renewable resources used by British companies to supply local authorities with bags for organic waste collection.

Planet Aid UK is a not-for-profit company raising funds through the collection and trading in used clothes, with all net profit being donated to development work in India and Africa.

Plastic Omnium Sulo are global leaders in the supply of Domestic, Commercial, Clinical 2 & 4 Wheeled bins, Data Management Solutions, Underground Collection Systems and Solar Compactors.

Repic is a non-profit company established in 2004 by leading companies in the electrical and electronics industry, to comply with the WEEE Directive. Repic members represent around half of the electrical and electronic products sold in the UK.

Ricardo-AEA is a global sustainability consultancy. We help our clients solve some of the world’s most complex environmental challenges and provide Governments, public agencies and businesses with leading analysis, advice and data.

Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) is the UK’s leading textile recycling and clothing collection company. Profit received is gift-aided to help fund The Salvation Army’s valuable social welfare work.

SITA UK is a recycling and resource management company with a vision. We want to live in a society where there is no more waste, a society where waste materials are reused, recycled or recovered for their energy content.

Taylor is the worlds leading manufacturer of metal waste containers and has over 40 years experience in designing and supplying the highest quality products on the market.

Trafalgar Cleaning Equipment manufactures a range of machines that specialise in gum and graffiti removal systems along with a full range of sweepers, litter collectors and dog excrement removal machines. We specialise in taylor made machines to suit your needs.

UKCM is the UK's largest Container Refurbishment & Mobile Repair Company. Refurbishing 75,000 containers Per Annum and with an unrivalled 99.1% Refurbishment Rate. UKCM has saved local authorities and waste companies over £50m in 5 years.

UPM's commitment to recycling has been further strengthened in 2011 with the start-up of its Materials Recovery and Recycling Facility at UPM Shotton. The state-of-the-art facility will offer further integrated recycling opportunities to local authorities across the UK.

Viridor is one of UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into quality recyclables, raw materials and energy.

Electrolink provides B2C and B2B compliance to WEEE producers in an innovative and cost effective way. A major partnership in helping local authorities maximise WEEE colection, it is approved to ISO9001 and ISO14001.

Wrap's vision is a world without waste, where resources are used sustainably.  As part of our work we provide a range of services that support councils who want to deliver better recycling services and encourage waste reduction and reuse.

Yotta empowers those responsible for the management of Infrastructure Assets to make enhanced decisions about the way they manage their assets. From collecting data, providing software or advice, Yotta offers the right tools for the job, resulting in over 200 UK local authorities choosing to work with us.

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