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News round-up September 2018Subscription

Vegware gets foot in door at Westminster; Dairy firm signs up to black plastics recycling tech; Charity ’fishes’ plastic from Thames; Firm launches packaging initiative

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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 21 September 2018Subscription

21 September, 2018 By MRW reports

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

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Industry Insight 2018

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MRW’s Industry Insight 2018Subscription

10 September, 2018

Our exclusive survey reveals 23% of respondents say a deposit return scheme will lead to a decrease in profits, nearly half have witnessed waste crime in action and two-thirds have been affected by fire - our subscribers can read on for more results and in-depth analysis

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Row rages over EfW facilities and emissionsSubscription


Businesses looking to build energy-from-waste (EfW) facilities always have to deal with local anti-incineration cam­paigners

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EfW is key to disposal of the UK’s residual wasteSubscription

By Greg Pitcher

’Back energy-from-waste or accept the landfilling of huge amounts of rubbish’ is a strong message from an FCC Environment roundtable event hosted by MRW

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PRN scapegoat for UK’s poor capacity Subscription


Solving waste market failures

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Lack of certainty on EfW policy hampers investmentSubscription

By Paul Taylor

A roundtable on energy-from-waste hosted by MRW provided an opportunity to discuss potential solutions to some of the biggest issues faced by the UK’s waste management sector – both now and post-Brexit

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Consistency is key for EPR regimesSubscription

By Julieta Cuneo

With expectations running high around the Government’s upcoming resources and waste strategy, every opportunity is a good one for a lively debate on areas that are thought to be the focus of new regimes and policy updates

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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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