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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 29 April 2016Subscription

29 April, 2016 By

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

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Fuelling the renewable futureSubscription

By Sarah Gazzola

The EU is rethinking its bioenergy strategy, and the waste sector can take advantage by supplying more feedstock

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Subsidies will ingnite district heatingSubscription


While the world continues to strive towards higher renewable energy usage and tries to leave fossil fuels behind, the fundamental challenge remains: renewable energy is simply more expensive than its fossil fuel counterpart.

Paul Vanston

Understand the needs of othersSubscription

By Paul Vanston

It is with significant interest that the European Commission’s proposed amendments for the Waste Directive under a new Article 8a includes the provision that packaging producers “cover the entire cost of waste management for their products”.

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Long-standing permits challenge offender and regulator alike Subscription

By Laura Tainsh

It is not unusual for older licences to lead to a breach of the licence and then lead on to an offence

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Circular economy on a city scaleSubscription


Peterborough is aiming high – to become the UK’s first circular city and environment capital.


Circular economy manifestoSubscription

By Charlotte Palmer

Peterborough is the early stages, but we are seeking to understand resource flows within the city and identify interventions that can maximise the value gained, economically, socially and sustainably.

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Island imperative on baling up its wasteSubscription

By Mark Smith

Island communities have some special challenges when it comes to waste recycling.

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MRF harvests energy from the heart of the sunSubscription

By John Glover

Bywaters recently completed the largest solar panel array fitted to an existing London building at its MRF in the east of the city.

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World's largest energy from waste plant unveiledSubscription

5 February, 2016

Chinese would will process 5,000 tonnes of waste per day

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The Big Interview: Nigel AitchisonSubscription

11 March, 2016

A vision to invest in environment-focused businesses means Foresight is now a leader in the sector. Partner Nigel Aitchison is piloting the ‘green’ funds.

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Make recycling count in the officeSubscription

28 April, 2016

Segregation of waste streams in MRW Towers could always be better, but it needs more buy-in from the landlord or the tenants wanting better custom and practice

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