Issue : 23 September 2011
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Progress on AD praised in green reportSubscription
National policies on waste, renewable energy and other issues relevant to the sector have generally been well-received in a report from an environmental think tank.
Wood tested as template for commodity marketSubscription
Wood has been identified as the first traded material in a drive for commodity markets for recovered materials.
The government’s controversial planning reforms could hamper construction of large waste management infrastructure, two major industry bodies have warned.
The location of new generation resource recovery sites is often a reflection on where we have put non-landfill sites stretching back 100 years or more.
Jonathan Short asks, how can we make the most of our resources as recycling rates rise?
Takes all sorts…Subscription
Key to the effectiveness of Biffa Polymers’ new mixed plastics plant is its sorting technology. MRW takes a closer look
Get trust back in the bagSubscription
Charity bag crime is escalating dramatically as organised criminals move in, writes Alistair McLean
Councils should rethink clothes bank tenders, says Mike Webster
More support requiredSubscription
Financing waste infrastructure projects remains a challenge. Andrew Willshear outlines proposals from the Associate Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group to attract funding
More than 120 responses to waste law challengeSubscription
The Cabinet Office received more than 120 responses to its drive to slash the amount of regulation faced by the recycling and waste management industry.