Issue : 19 August 2011
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Waiting for the RO banding reviewSubscription
REA is on tenterhooks for the RO Banding Review consultation which will set out proposed levels of support for different renewable power from 2013.
Wood sector in fluxSubscription
WRAP’s recent report into the wood sector gave an insight into some of the trends being experienced. But do these tally with what the industry has been experiencing? Andrea Lockerbie reports
Renewables Obligation and ROCs explained
What did the waste review really achieve?Subscription
…offers brickbats and bouquets
Laid to restSubscription
Unwanted mattresses have long been a type of waste that ends up in landfill but, as John Neill explains, they can now be 100% recycled
A date with carbon-14Subscription
Tiffany Holland reports on a breakthrough technique to measure the renewable content of feedstock for energy-from-waste plants
Bring banks and kerbside collections should be seen as complementary rather than conflicting solutions, writes Mandy Kelly
4R thrives on R&DSubscription
4Recycling won Best Recycled Product at last month’s NRAs for its agricultural fertiliser replacement product, Potassic Lime. What next for a company at the heart of the zero waste economy? MRW finds out
Price correction expected for paper in Q4Subscription
Recovered paper industry figures are expecting a potentially “massive” price correction in paper prices towards the back end of 2011, as demand for material drops in the traditionally busy period from August to October.
The waste management industry has welcomed forthcoming legislation aimed at improving rights for agency workers.