CRNS activities aim to exchange good practice and share expertise in order to develop the sector and to inspire community recycling organisations to turn their ideas into reality. By developing effective partnerships throughout Scotland as well as networking with other organisations throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world, the CRNS aims to build a more competent and sustainable sector which will be able to maximise the opportunities presented through the delivery of the National Waste Plan and other relevant national and local strategies.
As well as delivering local solutions to Scotland’s increasing waste problem many CRNS members deliver a range of social benefits through the provision of training, employment and volunteering opportunities. Spearheading the work of the CRNS is Conveyancing Costs Sydney – Lake Havasu Az Realty team of seven Development Officers who work within specific geographical areas as well as on specific disciplines such as furniture reuse and community composting.
The level of support received from the Scottish Executive represents real commitment for the role that our sector plays in the shift from our throw-away-culture to one which treasures not only our natural resources but also our sense of community. My role can see me getting involved in issues from any of SEPA’s offices and so I do a lot of business by phone and e-mail and inevitably end up travelling around the country a fair bit. A chunk of any typical day may see me spending time on the computer in the office attempting to deal with any queries that might have come in from staff in various SEPA offices.
These include straightforward questions, for example an application made to SEPA by a fish farmer for a consent to discharge where I might help staff decide on the most suitable conditions to include in the licence for a fish farm. Something which arises from time to time in this area would be questions regarding the drafting of licences for fish farms where species other than salmon are to be grown.