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News in Brief

Brigitte Dero Vinyl Plus

News round-up May 2018Subscription

Vinyl Plus nears recycling target; Viridor in Cheshire glass deal; New tech to turn plastic waste into oil; China permits PET and pellets

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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 25 May 2018Subscription

25 May, 2018 By MRW reports

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

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Benefits and pitfalls of a bottle deposit schemeSubscription


The UK’s recycling market potentially faces its biggest shake-up since councils were given the responsibility to collect recycling from households

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Not enough action on theftSubscription


The textile recycling sector has been hit by a crime wave

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Sustainable packaging is more than recyclingSubscription

By AJ Gruber

Sustainable strategies look beyond recycling and aim to reduce packaging material volumes

malcolm lythgo

Dumpers now subject to landfill taxSubscription

By Malcolm Lythgo

How fiscal tools can help to combat crime

Laura tainsh

Enforcement sees north/south divideSubscription

By Laura Tainsh

Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) published its annual compliance report covering the period from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

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Trends data offers better resultsSubscription

By Mark Burrows-Smith

Producer compliance scheme (PCS) collections were short of the ambitious targets

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Collaboration cuts construction riskSubscription

By Nicholas Pollard

Using a trusted partner to deliver an EfW facility

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Time to introduce rigour to recyclingSubscription

By Simon Weston

We stand at a crossroads in resource management in England

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corin williams

Sector starts to see some policy claritySubscription

25 April, 2018

The surprises keep on coming. During 2018 so far, we have been bombarded with policies that had seemed highly unlikely in 2017

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Big Interview: Mat ProsserSubscription

23 November, 2017

DS Smith is happy to embrace change, and recent controversy over coffee cup recycling plays right into its hands.

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