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News in Brief

andrew challis

News round-up June 2018Subscription

Recycling firm backs adult learning; Holiday firm picks Biffa; Iceland tries reverse vending; Brand to drop black plastic

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wire copper

Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 15 June 2018Subscription

13 June, 2018 By MRW reports

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

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Sky’s the limit for recycling rate Subscription

By Katie Coyne

The airline Flybe decided to take its recycling commitment to a whole new level

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Recovery of a dwindling resourceSubscription

By Yahya Jani

Successful tests in Sweden into the extraction of metals from glass waste and soils could lead to a future where we mine our old landfills for resources

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keith riley

Incinerator emissions are tight enoughSubscription

By Keith Riley

The costs of going green

mark nevitt

Joined-up thinking on illegal exports Subscription

By Mark Nevitt

Ports along our English coastline are a hive of activity but we know not all of that activity should be happening.

a j gruber

Sustainable packaging is more than recyclingSubscription

By AJ Gruber

Sustainable strategies look beyond recycling and aim to reduce packaging material volumes

Laura tainsh

Enforcement sees north/south divideSubscription

By Laura Tainsh

Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) published its annual compliance report covering the period from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

malcolm lythgo

Dumpers now subject to landfill taxSubscription

By Malcolm Lythgo

How fiscal tools can help to combat crime

mark burrows smith

Trends data offers better resultsSubscription

By Mark Burrows-Smith

Producer compliance scheme (PCS) collections were short of the ambitious targets

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corin williams

Regulation needed in the right placesSubscription

June 2018

Sainsbury’s dropping a food waste campaign may not have been the most widely read story, but it nicely illustrates the limitations of voluntary agreements

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Big Interview: Rob EdmondsonSubscription

2 June, 2018

Outsourcing firm Amey is looking to fill gaps in the market to create long-term merchant facilities for residual waste treatment

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