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News round-up November 2018Subscription

Viridor achieves WEEE standards; Mick George to export 20,000 tonnes a year to Europe; Smurfit Kappa sustains its sustainability; Armed robbery at recycling centre

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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 9 November 2018Subscription

9 November, 2018 By MRW reports

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

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Fire service takes WISH guidance on boardSubscription

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Analysis of results from the ‘phase 3’ waste fire tests, commissioned by the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum and conducted in autumn 2017

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Councils prepare for far-reaching policy changesSubscription

By Robin Latchem

This year, the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee’s annual confer­ence in Nottingham in October had two distinct faces

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Big Interview: Simon WalkerSubscription

29 September, 2018

UPM’s recovered paper chief Simon Walker says the company uses its MRF to showcase how quality outputs can be achieved with the right approach

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Get ready – an inspector may callSubscription

By John Dyne

John Dyne on improving health and safety in the waste sector

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Dearth of data hinders opportunitySubscription

By Roger Baynham

Roger Baynham on taking hold of the plastics agenda

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What will happen when landfills shut?Subscription

By Laura Tainsh

Laura Tainsh on the changing face of waste management in Scotland

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Why we can go back to blackSubscription

By Tony Gaukroger

Tony Gaukroger, director of Colour Tone Masterbatch says black plastic doesn’t necessarily mean ‘bad plastic’

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Collection standardisation would toll death knell for local government Subscription

By Ian Miller

National approach to recycling would mark a move towards central administration and away from local government overseen by elected councillors

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A confession: I’m not a localist when it comes to recyclingSubscription

By Nick Golding

We are not perfect and it is unsurprising that 76% of English households put stuff in their recycling bin which should go elsewhere

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