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News round-up December 2019Subscription

It’s a B&M Christmas; Margaret Bates becomes OPRL executive director; UK ’top contributor’ to PVC recycling scheme; Recycled plastic water bottles benefit WaterAid

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Zero-carbon lithium-ion battery production arrives in Europe
Vulcan Energy Resources is working to bring ‘zero-carbon’ lithium to Europe’s electric vehicle supply chain


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International News for December 2019Subscription

30 November, 2019 By MRW staff

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


Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 13 December 2019Subscription

13 December, 2019 By MRW reports

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

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Digital future of waste trackingSubscription

By Simone Aplin

Imagine that we know how much waste is being generated in the UK, where it is, how it is being treated and its ultimate fate, in almost real time

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The waste sector will remain an HSE prioritySubscription

By Corin Williams

Enforcement actions against waste companies by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has dropped significantly

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Teamwork is key for business and racing!Subscription

30 November, 2019

Demolition and waste contractor R Collard bought Raymond Brown Waste Solutions in October, making it one of the largest privately owned waste companies in the south

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A DRS for Scotland: careful consideration of pitfallsSubscription

By Lee Marshall, Rick Hindley

Lee Marshall and Rick Hindley cast their eyes over plans for a deposit return scheme

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Heal thyself is a mantra for business Subscription

By Anna Cawley

Anna Cawley on what the Office for Environmental Protection means for manufacturers

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Could paper see a renaissance?Subscription

By John Glover

John Glover on issues for the recovered fibre sector

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Tackling metal theft is crucial for a prosperous recycling sectorSubscription

By Andrew Brady

EMR chief executive on the challenge to the metals sector from waste crime

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