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News in Brief

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News round-up November 2019Subscription

Farm plastic scheme to launch; ’Green Friday’ campaign launched againts fast fashion; Council sees fall in fly-tipping; Call for total ban in plastic carrier bags

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International News for November 2019Subscription

1 November, 2019 By MRW staff

MRW’s round-up of resources, recycling and waste stories from around the globe

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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 15 November 2019Subscription

15 November, 2019 By MRW reports

MRW’s regular reporting of movements in the markets for secondary materials

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MRW roundtables and special features

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Take part in MRW's Industry Insight survey 2019Subscription

25 October, 2019 By MRW staff

Now is the time to get your voice heard, through MRW’s annual survey of the resources and waste sector


Live from RWM: Tomra UKSubscription

24 September, 2019 By MRW staff

Brian Gist, global sales director for metals at Tomra UK, says high-tech sorting technology not only diverts material from landfill, but can turn it into a valuable commodity

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Live from RWM: Lhoist's John WhitehurstSubscription

24 September, 2019 By MRW staff

John Whitehurst, UK business manager for Lhoist, talks about the need for blended reagents in order to remove pollutants from the incineration process in energy-from-waste facilities

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Live from RWM: Lhoist's Roman DobbeSubscription

24 September, 2019 By MRW staff

Roman Dobbe, market specialist chemistry and water for Lhoist, argues that in the coming decades the UK will have to greatly reinforce its flood defences

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How to respond to an increasing criminal threatSubscription

By Will Hatchett

MRW’s round table on how to raise awareness of modern day slavery in the waste sector

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Questions emerge from Scotland’s radical plansSubscription


Scotland is creating forward-thinking regulations to help achieve tough targets, but is a more considered and collaborative approach needed?

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‘Our company culture? To amaze customers’Subscription

2 November, 2019

Andrea Lockerbie met First Mile’s Bruce Bratley to discuss the company’s growth, development and upcoming challenges

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Keep applications straightforwardSubscription

By Redwynn Sterry

Redwynn Sterry on how achieving end-of-waste status is easier than you think

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Time to report anti-slavery measuresSubscription

By Paul Callum

Paul Callum on getting to grips with modern slavery reporting

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Players are lining up to take part Subscription

By Peter Maddox

Peter Maddox on the Recoup Conference 2019

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Damage to people and reputations Subscription

By Ben Derrington

Ben Derrington on the risks to firms from modern slavery 

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