ADEB is the Association of Distributive and Environmental Bodies.  It was established in 1999 and is the representative body for organisations that work within the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF).

Its role is to:

  • Help, guide and support members with matters relating to the day-to-day running of the LCF
  • Organise and deliver training programmes for members and other interested stakeholders
  • Promote best practice and provide a source of information for members
  • Act as a collective voice on behalf of members
  • Promote the fund's availability and ongoing success

Environmental Bodies which award and receive grants through the fund are welcome to join the organisation.

How will joining ADEB benefit my organisation?

Members of ADEB benefit from:

  • Being part of the sector's recognised representative body
  • Regular liaison with the regulator (ENTRUST) and relevant government departments
  • Training and information concerning the LCF and issues relating to it
  • The sharing of best practice
  • The unified voice it provides
  • Networking opportunities

Types of Membership

Full membership:

Is open to organisations which pay the 3.27% ENTRUST levy on some or all of their income. This costs £100 per year.

Members can:

  • Have enhanced voting rights
  • Can attend all members' meetings including the AGM
  • Receive a free place on each ADEB training day

Associated membership:

Is open to all other Environmental Bodies and costs £100 per year.

Members can:

  • attend all members' meetings including the AGM
  • have access to agendas and minutes of all meetings
  • have one free place on an ADEB training day each year

Executive Committee

Consists of representatives of three full members and one associate member

  • Executive Committee members are elected by their peers at the AGM and may sit for a term of two years

Members comprise:

  • Chairman
  • Deputy Chairman
  • Previous Past Chairman
  • A representative of the Associate members

The administrator also sits in on the meetings to take minutes.