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Issue : 6 April 2012

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  • Kerbside collection

    Raised threat of legal action over recycling collectionsSubscription

    News5 April, 2012

    The threat of legal action by recyclers against councils has intensified as the consultation deadline on controversial amendments to waste collection laws approaches.

  • Textiles.JPG

    Further textiles acquisitions 'logical' Subscription

    News5 April, 2012

    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.

  • SES building made from shipping containers

    Office building made out of shipping containersSubscription

    News5 April, 2012

    A three-storey office building has been created out of used shipping containers in Sunderland.

  • Mason Metals membership

    We're all in it togetherSubscription

    Features5 April, 2012

    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.

  • gallium crystal

    When recovery is criticalSubscription

    Features5 April, 2012

    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

  • food_waste.jpg

    Down on the farm the energy plant bubblesSubscription

    Features5 April, 2012

    With a little vision, the UK could build its energy security and waste management infrastructure on the back of British farming

  • 586 vehicle reversing monmouthshire

    Watch out, someone is behind you!Subscription

    Features5 April, 2012

    Technology is helping the waste and recycling sector to improve its safety record, save money and improve service efficiency.

  • Anne McIntosh MP

    Big interview: Anne McIntosh MPSubscription

    Features5 April, 2012

    Efra chair and Conservative MP Anne McIntosh hopes to push the waste industry’s concerns up the agenda

  • Planning.jpg

    While Defra dithers, industry wonders where policy is headingSubscription

    Insight5 April, 2012

    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.

  • Peter Seggie

    Focus on short-term costs devalues needs of recycling sectorSubscription

    Opinion5 April, 2012

    All collections of paper for recycling should, by default, be through separate collection

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