When it comes to energy, one of the best things you can do for the planet and the public purse is installing solar panels on your property

New fire safety regulations come into force on 1st October within section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022, but what does it mean for those responsible for public buildings?

UKATA explain the risks that asbestos in social housing presents

The National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NDFC) explains how demolition is necessary to regenerate towns and cities

In December 2022, the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) published a good practice guide to support councils with levelling up locally. Darryl Eyers, former ADEPT president and director for economy, infrastructure and skills at Staffordshire County Council, talks about the guide and gives some top tips to local authorities about levelling up

The Stone Federation on the restoration and retrofit of public buildings and natural stone as a building material

Local councils are usually responsible for removing graffiti from public buildings, monuments, benches and bins. But what is the best way to go about this?

Damp and mould in social housing is a pervasive and pressing issue that has far-reaching implications for the health, well-being, and quality of life of residents. The problem has been highlighted since the death of Awaab Ishak in 2020 and new legislation has been brought in to address the problem of damp and mould

Invasive species pose a significant problem for local authority grounds care teams - and ignoring the problem only makes it worse

Pests can be a problem across the public estate, from rats at recycling centres to cockroaches in kitchens. If you’re managing housing stock, it can be one of the most common complaints from residents. In this article, Natalie Bungay, technical manager at British Pest Control Association (BPCA), outlines how professional pest management offers LAs a one-stop solution

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A multi-award-winning social enterprise is calling on more local authorities in the UK to join the fight against period poverty following successes in its native Scotland

Michael Laing, director of integrated community services, County Durham Care Partnership explains the collaboration between the NHS and
local authorities

Cllr Martin Tett, health and social care spokesperson for the County Councils Network reveals some of the findings from a recent report investigating the potential of technology to support those with social care needs

Old electronics present a huge problem to those in charge of managing waste. It is important that this waste is disposed of effectively and as sustainably as possible. However this can only be done if those disposing of the waste are willing and able to do so

Greater Manchester has improved its recycling rates to over 50 per cent by making improvements at household waste recycling centres

Tickets are now available for the 2023 RWM Expo, the UK’s premier event for professionals working in the recycling, resource, waste, and wider environmental services industry. Formerly known as RWM & Letsrecycle Live, the event provides a platform to connect with others, learn, and drive positive industry and environmental change via discourse on sustainable resource management. The exhibition takes place on 13-14 September 2023 at the NEC, Birmingham. You can secure your FREE ticket here


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