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20 April 2014
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arc21 is the umbrella waste management group for 11 councils in the east of Northern Ireland. Our innovative and collaborative approach is helping meet the waste and environmental challenges facing us all both now and in the future.

arc21's aim is to encourage households and businesses to 'Reduce, Re-use and Recycle' as much as possible, and deliver new waste infrastructure facilities to manage our waste efficiently and in an environmentally-friendly manner.

News Headlines

Planning Application Submitted for 240million Waste Infrastructure Project
arc21, the umbrella waste body for 11 Councils in the East of Northern Ireland, have submitted a planning application for new waste management infrastructure which will enable its constituent Councils to meet European landfill diversion targets and manage their waste more sustainably.

'You Can Leave Your Cap On and Recycle More'
Residents in 11 Councils in the east of Northern Ireland now have one million reasons to improve their recycling rate according to the waste management body, arc21. One million is the number of glass bottle aluminium screw tops used in the arc21 region annually .

Consultation on Waste Management Plan
arc21, on behalf of the 11 member councils, are currently reviewing their Waste Management Plan. As part of the review, arc21 are now consulting on a proposed Plan incorporating modifications and an associated Strategic Environmental Assessment.