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News round-up August 2018 Subscription

MEP’s fact-finding visit to Axion Polymers; Viridor and Sepa discuss recycling tech; Leicester firm expands; Chill Out campaign targets food waste

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Precious metals

Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 10 August 2018Subscription

10 August, 2018 By MRW reports

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

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Councils face pressure to collect food waste Subscription

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Food waste businesses and the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry have many reasons to be optimistic now that the Government has confirmed it would take the EU’s circular economy (CE) package into domestic legislation

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A frank discussion on how to work togetherSubscription

By Katie Coyne

As part of this year’s National Recycling Awards, the Environmental Services Association (ESA) hosted a roundtable during the day that looked at ways local authorities and waste companies could work better together

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EfW row flares up in a scorching summerSubscription

23 July, 2018

There isn’t much time for the waste sector to win over politicians – and the public - and convince them of the benefits of EfW

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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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Show will look at the burning issuesSubscription

By Jacqueline O’Donovan

Waste Disposal looks ahead to this year’s RWM exhibition

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Time to refresh the compost heapSubscription

By Nik Spencer

Green tech solutions instead of collections

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Avoid contributing to plastics problemSubscription

By Roger Baynham

The single biggest challenge to delivering a truly circular econ­omy for plastics, where packag­ing waste is recycled here in the UK, has been competition from comparatively low cost and less regulated overseas markets

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Why there is virtue in complexitySubscription

By Stuart Hayward-Higham

Understanding potential effects and opportunities of array of policy and practical interventions flowing through the sector

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Unfair WEEE rules hit UK producersSubscription

By Nigel Harvey

One of the most interesting points raised by Defra’s look at the waste electrical and elec­tronic equipment (WEEE) reg­ulations concerned ‘freeriding’ by internet sellers

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Incinerator emissions are tight enoughSubscription

By Keith Riley

The costs of going green

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