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News round-up December 2018Subscription

First Mile helps recycle plastic kegs; Laundary textiles saved; WRA officially launches Fire Prevention Plan Guide; Veolia outlines carbon savings

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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 14 December 2018Subscription

14 December, 2018 By MRW reports

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

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Chemical recycling heats up with plants at scale Subscription


Technological innovations in plastics recycling could be the remedy the world is looking for in clearing up the land and oceans from the blight of plastics waste

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Helping communities do it for themselvesSubscription

By Zoë Lenkiewicz

Some recent developments run by the charity WasteAid to help countries in Asia and Africa deal with a tide of waste pollution

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Big Interview: Peter MaddoxSubscription

5 December, 2018

Director of WRAP UK Peter Maddox tells MRW he has global ambitions

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Still no clear policies to meet recycling targetsSubscription

By Wilf Lytton

Resources and waste strategy is a critical first step, but stops short of creating a true market for recycled materials 

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A leap over the financial hurdlesSubscription

By Daniel Bailey

Daniel Bailey on how asset finance is helping firms to adopt the latest technologies

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Invest in technology to boost recyclingSubscription

By Pattanathu Rahman

Dr Pattanathu Rahman on bio-based conversion of waste

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Data is vital – as long as it’s of qualitySubscription

By Rick Hindley

Rick Hindley on getting better data on aluminium

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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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Get ready – an inspector may callSubscription

By John Dyne

John Dyne on improving health and safety in the waste sector

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