www.glosfirst.co.uk SW Rural Update- Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester (Fri 23 rd  Nov 07) Waste Management in the R...
www.glosfirst.co.uk <ul><li>Overview of the Gloucestershire Commercial Waste  Reduction and Recycling Pilot Project </li><...
www.glosfirst.co.uk <ul><li>Gloucestershire First –Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Gloucestershire First is the countywide ...
www.glosfirst.co.uk <ul><li>Local Authorities** </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gloucestershire County Council </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
www.glosfirst.co.uk <ul><li>Understand  the needs of employers & investors </li></ul><ul><li>Focus  on key business sector...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Background Why and how has this project been established ? Demand from  Business The need for ...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives Mission :   To help reduce the amount of commercial waste that goes to lan...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives Aims: 1) To make it easier for businesses in Gloucestershire to access inf...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Business Support Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Providing SME’s in Gl...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Business Support Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Key features of this ...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Business Support Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives delivered ...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Business Support Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives delivered ...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives Strategic Partnership Programme Strategic activity to build more co-ordina...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Strategic Partnership Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Partne...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Strategic Partnership Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Partne...
www.glosfirst.co.uk Contact Details: Shaz Siddiqui – Commercial Waste Reduction Officer Tel: 07875 642696 Email:  [email_a...
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  1. 1. www.glosfirst.co.uk SW Rural Update- Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester (Fri 23 rd Nov 07) Waste Management in the Rural Sector- from Legislation to Solution Gloucestershire Commercial Waste Reduction and Recycling Pilot Project Shaz Siddiqui- Commercial Waste Reduction officer
  2. 2. www.glosfirst.co.uk <ul><li>Overview of the Gloucestershire Commercial Waste Reduction and Recycling Pilot Project </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation outline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gloucestershire First Overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Aims and Objectives </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. www.glosfirst.co.uk <ul><li>Gloucestershire First –Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Gloucestershire First is the countywide economic partnership established to develop and support the economic well-being of the county. It brings together partners in the field of economic development to contribute to an overall strategic plan for Gloucestershire. </li></ul>
  4. 4. www.glosfirst.co.uk <ul><li>Local Authorities** </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gloucestershire County Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheltenham Borough Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cotswold District Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forest of Dean District Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gloucester City Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stroud District Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tewkesbury Borough Council </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Private Sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gloucestershire Chamber of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commerce & Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CBI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FSB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Business Sectors (5) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Interest Groups (5) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>South West RDA ** </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government Office for the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South West </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(SW Regional Assembly) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning and Skills Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gloucestershire** </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Link (Northern ARC)** </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jobcentre Plus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South West TUC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Trusts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voluntary Sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability Round Table </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rural Community Council </li></ul></ul>** funding partners Gloucestershire First- Partners
  5. 5. www.glosfirst.co.uk <ul><li>Understand the needs of employers & investors </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on key business sectors </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the county’s economic potential </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage and facilitate partnership solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Inform and influence strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate community regeneration initiatives </li></ul>Gloucestershire First - Aims
  6. 6. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Background Why and how has this project been established ? Demand from Business The need for action on commercial waste Gloucestershire Commercial Waste Reduction and Recycling Pilot Project Gloucestershire’s Response Gloucestershire First Led Partnership Response Evolving Policy Waste Strategy 2007
  7. 7. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives Mission : To help reduce the amount of commercial waste that goes to landfill and increase the level of commercial waste recycling amongst Gloucestershire's Businesses Adopting more sustainable approaches to commercial waste will protect the environment, and will also benefit Gloucestershire's Businesses.
  8. 8. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives Aims: 1) To make it easier for businesses in Gloucestershire to access information and support to deal with their waste in a more sustainable way 2) To stimulate and facilitate the development of new more effective activity for dealing with commercial waste based on more collaborative and co-ordinated approaches between all stakeholders. Delivery of these aims is being carried out under the following 2 corresponding programmes of work: 1) Business Support Programme 2) Strategic Partnership Programme
  9. 9. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Business Support Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Providing SME’s in Gloucestershire with a clear gateway to advice and </li></ul><ul><li>support on commercial waste and resource efficiency issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Business Support Programme Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>To promote the benefits to Gloucestershire's businesses of more sustainable and resource efficient approaches to dealing with commercial waste. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide Gloucestershire's businesses with a single first point of contact for advice on commercial waste and resource efficiency issues. </li></ul>
  10. 10. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Business Support Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Key features of this advice and support service: </li></ul><ul><li>1) Provision of practical advice and guidance on developing more </li></ul><ul><li>sustainable waste management strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>Brokering links between businesses and appropriate solution providers. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating and clarifying legal obligations for businesses waste. </li></ul><ul><li>Signposting to partners and further sources of help. </li></ul>
  11. 11. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Business Support Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives delivered through– Gloucestershire Recycle at Work Campaign: </li></ul><ul><li>A website providing a visible focal point and gateway for information and activity around commercial waste and resource efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>A free telephone and email helpline providing an information and referral advice service to all SME businesses within Gloucestershire. </li></ul><ul><li>A programme of presentations, seminars, workshops and other events to promote the campaign message and the support services available to businesses. </li></ul>
  12. 12. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Business Support Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives delivered through– Gloucestershire Recycle at Work Campaign: </li></ul><ul><li>4) Provision of a comprehensive local suppliers register to help businesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>identify appropriate organisations that can provide reuse and recycling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>solutions for different waste streams. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Features in local media, business press and trade journals to promote </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the campaign message and the support services available to business. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The dissemination of publicity material (electronic and printed) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting the campaign and providing practical advice to the Counties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>businesses </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives Strategic Partnership Programme Strategic activity to build more co-ordinated, integrated and sustainable approaches to the way commercial waste is handled in Gloucestershire. Providing a co-ordinating focal point around which a network of partners can come together to develop collaborative partnership opportunities.
  14. 14. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Strategic Partnership Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Partnership Programme Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>To build the knowledge base and capacity of local authorities and other stakeholders to engage with commercial waste issues. </li></ul><ul><li>To open and facilitate dialogue between businesses and waste management organisations and to support market development activities. </li></ul><ul><li>To stimulate, facilitate and support the development of partnership solutions between public /private and third sector organisations </li></ul>
  15. 15. www.glosfirst.co.uk Project Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Strategic Partnership Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Partnership Programme Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>To identify and disseminate best practice from national, regional and local activity through a learning network. </li></ul><ul><li>To inform the development of Gloucestershire’s future strategic priorities on commercial waste. </li></ul><ul><li>To link and co-ordinate local activity with the work of regional and national agencies on commercial waste and resource efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>To develop initiatives to support and expand the Counties material recovery and waste recycling sector. </li></ul>
  16. 16. www.glosfirst.co.uk Contact Details: Shaz Siddiqui – Commercial Waste Reduction Officer Tel: 07875 642696 Email: [email_address] Web: www.glosfirst.co.uk

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