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News round-up July 2019Subscription

Multi-million-pound upgrade for Paper Round MRF; Councils’ combined waste fleet; Bio-waste processor first for AD plant; Veolia takes Pride in its colours

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MRW roundtables and special features

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It’s time to enforce a digital reporting systemSubscription

1 June, 2019 By Greg Pitcher

The need for ministers to enforce the use of an electronic waste tracking sys­tem was agreed on at a round­ table including leading figures from the construction and waste management industries

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Together we can make the resources and waste strategy workSubscription

29 March, 2019

An MRW-led round table held in Westminster brought together key players in the UK resources sector to examine in detail proposals for extended producer responsibility and a deposit return scheme


Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 12 July 2019Subscription

12 July, 2019 By MRW reports

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

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A whiff of success in search for plastic odoursSubscription


A project focused on removing odour hopes to break down a key barrier to greater use of post-consumer recycled plastics

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SMEs fearful of ‘franchise’ planSubscription

By , Mark Smulian

Six regional SME waste companies have joined together to lobby against Defra’s proposal to allow councils to set up local franchises for commercial waste collec­tions

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Merchant EfW plants to plug the capacity gapSubscription

30 June, 2019

Paco Hevia explains how the business has refocused and what his priorities are

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Digital recording must be kept simpleSubscription

By Matt Nichols

Why digitisation of waste reporting is a must-have for the construction sector

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Past weighs heavily on plastic exportsSubscription

By Phillip Ward

Phillip Ward on plans to restrict plastic exports under the Basel Convention

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The aim is to reduce costsSubscription

By Peter Jones

Defra’s most interesting proposals to drive down collection costs for small and micro businesses

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Emissions safety report justifies EfWSubscription

By Keith Riley

Only route for waste disposal can continue as it is not causing major damage to community

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Preparation for a professional futureSubscription

By Sarah Poulter

Sarah Poulter on plans to influence the shape of the waste sector

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Back to basics on household recyclingSubscription

By Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor on the need to tackle consumer confusion at its root

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