Issue : 6 April 2012
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The threat of legal action by recyclers against councils has intensified as the consultation deadline on controversial amendments to waste collection laws approaches.
Further textiles acquisitions 'logical' Subscription
The textiles sector could see more buyouts in the wake of the Salvation Army’s acquisition of its clothing collection contractor Kettering Textiles, according to a senior figure.
Office building made out of shipping containersSubscription
A three-storey office building has been created out of used shipping containers in Sunderland.
Collection wording must be clearSubscription
Concerns about possible legal threats over commingled collection are growing as the waste regulations consultation draws to a close
We're all in it togetherSubscription
Reacting to the furore around a cashless system Mason Metals has brought in a membership scheme that has improved customer relations and is backed by police.
When recovery is criticalSubscription
WEEE processors are in an ideal position to expand their businesses and help the UK to recover critical raw materials, the supply of which is at risk from many factors
Down on the farm the energy plant bubblesSubscription
With a little vision, the UK could build its energy security and waste management infrastructure on the back of British farming
Watch out, someone is behind you!Subscription
Technology is helping the waste and recycling sector to improve its safety record, save money and improve service efficiency.
Big interview: Anne McIntosh MPSubscription
Efra chair and Conservative MP Anne McIntosh hopes to push the waste industry’s concerns up the agenda
Defra’s stuttering progress on its waste review was laid bare as a progress report revealed delays on key projects and sparked fundamental questions about the sector’s strategic direction.