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What is ADEB?

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.

ADEB acts as a collective voice for Distributive and Environmental Bodies on matters relating to the Landfill Communities Fund.

What is the Landfill Communities Fund?

The Landfill Communities Fund is an innovative tax credit scheme enabling landfill operators in England and Northern Ireland to contribute money to fund community and environmental projects situated in the vicinity of landfill sites.

More information on The Landfill Communities Fund

What is ENTRUST?

ENTRUST acts on behalf of HM Revenues & Customs as the sole regulator of the Landfill Communities Fund. It regulates Environmental Bodies’ activities and the works they undertake through delivering an approved project to ensure that Landfill Communities Fund monies are spent in accordance with the Landfill Tax Regulations 1996.

More information on ENTRUST

What are the benefits of becoming a member of ADEB?

ADEB members benefit from:

  • Being part of the sector’s only recognised representative body and the unified voice it provides
  • Regular liaison with ENTRUST and relevant Government departments
  • Help, guidance and support relating to the day-to-day running of the Landfill Communities Fund
  • Access to training and information on Landfill Communities Fund issues
  • Sharing of information and best practice
  • Networking opportunities

Can I become a member of ADEB?

ADEB's membership is made up of Distributive Environmental Bodies - organisations which distribute funds on behalf of one or more landfill operators, and Environmental Bodies - organisations which have registered with the Regulator ENTRUST in order to receive Landfill Communities Fund money either directly from landfill operators or from other environmental bodies.

Any organisations that award and receive grants through the Landfill Communities Fund are welcome to become members of ADEB. For more information on becoming a member email adeb.office@gmail.com

ADEB's Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of three full members who take on the positions of Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Previous Past Chairman, plus one associate member. These members are elected by their peers at the AGM and may sit for a term of two years. An administrator also sits in on the meetings to take the minutes.

Current ADEB members

ADEB is the Association of Distributive and Environmental Bodies. It is the representative body for organisations that work within the Landfill Communities Fund and acts as a collective voice for Distributive and Environmental Bodies on matters relating to the Landfill Communities Fund and its regulator ENTRUST.

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