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Shadow resources minister Alex Cunningham yet to make statement on waste industry
Gerstrom says low recyclate prices unable to subsidise household collections
NI councils fall short of 45% figure as Wales reaches 57%
Scotland & the Circular Economy
Investment in Waste - the industry view
MRW has been seeking industry views on the current climate and continuing need for investment. Biffa’s Ian Wakelin heads the contributions from operators, manufacturers, consultants, associations and advisers
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The Big Interview
WRAP has faced considerable financial challenges in the past year and been transformed into a charity. So where is WRAP now – and how does it fit into the UK’s resource management sector?
The growth of energy from waste has been a real success story. MRW, in association with ESG, hosted a round table of industry experts to consider the real impact on UK plc
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Changes to Edinburgh council’s trade waste policy have removed the ‘bin blight’ on its streets. Andrea Lockerbie finds out how the council did it
The transformation of low value by-products from whisky production into high-value low carbon transport fuel lies at the heart of Celtic Renewables’ production process.
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What impact do waste and recycling operators in Scotland feel the Waste (Scotland) Regulations have had, and how will the lower food waste threshold coming into play in January affect them? MRW asks four businesses for their views
Scotland has rightly set the bar high in its ambition to develop a more resource-efficient economy and realise the environmental and commercial benefits a circular economy presents.
It may appear churlish to question the Government’s commitment to end coal-fired power stations by 2025: after all, former US vice-president Al Gore welcomed the move
Before 2010, landfill was the only commercially feasible destination for the residual waste stream because its biomass content was too small and contaminant content too high to pass the stringent fuel specifications laid down by biomass plants in the UK.