News

16 August 2013
REalliance and LCRN are amongst those who have expressed disappointment with Defra's draft Waste Prevention Plan for England.  So in the spirit of just doing stuff, we have decided to make our own. We are collecting comments on the LCRN blog (and by any other means you like), let us know what...
16 August 2013
During September and October local food growers around England will have the opportunity to learn how to save money and replenish the fertility of their soils using compost they have produced themselves. REalliance member the Community Composting Network is running ten courses in locations around...
8 August 2013
So the long-awaited Draft Waste Prevention Programme has been published by DEFRA for consultation.  While it is fair to say expectations were not high, the draft has fallen short of even these.  Community and social enterprises have long been at the centre of a wide range of waste...
14 March 2013
REalliance partners LCRN and Waste Watch are holding a seminar on 11 April to look at the Social Value Act in the resources arena. The event aims to bring together forward-thinking Public, Private and Third sector players in the sector to explore more practical ways of working together to realise...
3 November 2012
REalliance and Sita UK have signed a ground –breaking partnership agreement to work together to identify opportunities for community resource organisations to be involved in the delivery of waste and resource management services. The agreement which aims to increase the social benefits achieved in...
28 September 2012
Free community composting courses for growers of local food are set to run across England. The courses are aimed at local not for profit organisations, community groups and social enterprises which are growing local fruit and vegetables and which wish to develop new or existing composting activity...
14 September 2012
DEFRA has this week published “getting the message across” written in conjunction with its social enterprise strategic partners, including REalliance. The report finds that: 1. Social enterprises operate in ways which generate sustainable solutions to issues affecting people’s lives. 2. Many...
10 September 2012
Read our new guides on how organisations can work together to achieve common goals. From establishing consortia to putting together joint bids, download the documents from www.realliance.org.uk/connect