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British Plastics Federation

Q1 PRN figures show plastic and recovery struggling Subscription Required

24 April 2015 | By Jack Loughran

Ian Andrews of t2e: “Plastic will need to do about 220,000-225,000 tonnes a quarter. We’re nowhere near that.”

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Plans unveiled for fish park powered by £60m EfW plant Subscription Required

24 April 2015 | By Rob Preston

Fleetwood site will be operational in 2017

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Boost to UK AD sector with over 500 plants set for development Subscription Required

24 April 2015 | By Rob Preston

Rapid expansion in AD industry sees 204 plants initiated in past year

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Round table discussion panel

UK recycling: what will it take to get back on track?

MRW brings you the panel discussion - and video

NRA 2014 Team of the Year - Cheshire East Council Recycling and Waste Team

NRAs 2014: Team of the Year

Winner: Cheshire East Council recycling and waste team

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST, KING’S LYNN

NRAs 2014: Healthcare Recycler of the Year

Winner: Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, King’s Lynn

RECYCLE FOR GREATER MANCHESTER

NRAs 2014: Local Authority Innovation

Winner: Recycle for Greater Manchester

Electrical Waste Recycling Group

NRAs 2014: Efficiency Initiative of the Year

Winner: Electrical Waste Recycling Group

BROOKFIELD MULTIPLEX CONSTRUCTION EUROPE

NRAs 2014: Construction Recycler of the Year

Winner: Brookfield Multiplex Construction Europe

LANCASHIRE COMMUNITY RECYCLING NETWORK

NRAs 2014: Best Partnership Project

Winner: Lancashire Community Recycling Network

EFW

NRAs 2014: Best Energy-From-Waste Initiative

Winner: Chinook Sciences, Oldbury End Stage Recycling Plant

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Hot Topic: Circular Economy

Karl Falkenberg

Quality over quantity key to EU’s circular economy

20 April 2015 | By Rob Preston

Commission official says Brussels talks start this week about switching focus in the CE package

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Why WEEE is precious Subscription Required

3 April 2015 | By

Chris Oldfield looks at the methodology used to process e-waste – does the industry need to go ‘back to basics’ to ensure precious materials are not lost?

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Boost to UK AD sector with over 500 plants set for development Subscription Required

24 April 2015 | By Rob Preston

Rapid expansion in AD industry sees 204 plants initiated in past year

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Copper

Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 24 April 2015 Subscription Required

24 April 2015 | By Emmanuil Papavasileiou

MRW’s regular reporting of movements in the markets for secondary materials

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The straw threatening to break Closed Loop's back Subscription Required

21 April 2015 | By Jessica Baker

Chase Plastics’ Jessica Baker argues changes are needed to the PRN/PERN system to support a beleagured industry - and greater awareness from the authorities

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Robin Latchem

A richer process to find NRA winners Subscription Required

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I was struck by how our new ‘face-to-face’ arrangement underlined even more profoundly the sector’s best practice

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Copper

Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 24 April 2015 Subscription Required

MRW’s regular reporting of movements in the markets for secondary materials

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Big Interview: The outsider challenging the sector’s conventions Subscription Required

2 April 2015

Helistrat’s clients include Marks & Spencer, Ann Summers and Poundland. Andrea Lockerbie meets its chief executive to find out how he has set out to challenge conventional thinking

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Falkirk Council sustainable recycling system

Council takes off the gloves to tackle residual household waste Subscription Required

17 April 2015 | By

Falkirk Council finished phasing in its ‘sustainable collection system’ last month. Andrea Lockerbie finds out what impact a less frequent residual waste collection has had and how recycling will be boosted further

‘Up and Forward’ project in Greater Manchester

Information drive for those non-recycling residents Subscription Required

17 April 2015

Hard to reach segments of the community have been the focus of targeted campaigns in Greater Manchester to boost recycling and reduce waste. Michelle Lynch explains how these worked and what they achieved

Fire at Waste Management Site

A properly run business deserves insurance Subscription Required

17 April 2015

Bill Adamson explains why insurers need to take a new approach to the waste and recycling sector and deliver solutions for those businesses with robust risk management in place

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MRW Insight - analysis of the news

Abandoned appliances Washing Machines

Consumer models stuck in the stone age Subscription Required

6 March 2015 | By

How would you feel if you no longer owned your own washing machine? Perhaps you already use a community laundry in the name of resource efficiency, but this would spell the end of a highly convenient domestic amenity.

Flexible sweeper packages

Flexible sweeper packages Subscription Required

17 April 2015

Sweeper operators can benefit from competitive pricing, flexible funding packages and competitive terms when purchasing a John­ston Sweeper due to a new collab­oration with Five Arrows Vehicle Finance (FAVF), part of Specialist Fleet Services (SFS).

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