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01 September 2014
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WELCOME TO arc21

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

ICE Endorse the Provision of EfW Facilities in Northern Ireland
arc21 warmly welcomes the endorsement for Energy for Waste (EfW) facilities by ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers) confirmed in its widely publicised annual report on the State of the Nation -Infrastructure 2014 for Northern Ireland

European Commission Looks to the Future Which Includes a Role for EfW
Karl Falkenberg, (Director-General for Environment at the European Commission) has given a 'heads-up' regarding the Commission’s upcoming waste and circular economy package in a video interview.

It's Too Good To Waste
arc21 councils are celebrating International Compost Awareness Week which this year runs from 5th – 11th May 2014. They are particularly keen to encourage residents to consider the economic and environmental benefits of using their kerbside compost bin for the disposal of all of their food waste.