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News in Brief

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News round-up May 2019Subscription

FCC starts Suffolk contract; CSG Recovery searches for silver; County’s fly-tip fines pass £1m mark; Boxing champion backs Powerday initiative

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MRW roundtables and special features

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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

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Insight from the industry's leading lightsSubscription

15 January, 2019 By MRW staff

We have collaborated with some of the major players and exciting newcomers in the UK’s waste management sector to bring you series of insightful and thought-provoking essays

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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 17 May 2019Subscription

17 May, 2019 By MRW reports

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

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Now the strategy has sunk in: fears for fundingSubscription

By , Katie Coyne

A growing number of waste manage­ment, plastics and packaging compa­nies, councils, consultants and industry experts are warning that Government plans to get the UK’s recycling rates back on track may not be enough


Creagh pulls no punches on her calls for actionSubscription


MP Mary Creagh plays a key role in scrutinising the Government’s environmental policy and programmes, and has won herself fans in the sector for her work

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Insurance faces up to unique waste challengeSubscription

27 April, 2019

Understanding of the waste management sector can help companies to operate more safely 

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Strategy sets a course for failureSubscription

By Keith Riley

Keith Riley on the Government’s waste strategy

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Close the loop in pursuit of puritySubscription

By Aldous Hicks

Aldous Hicks on reducing contamination

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Collaboration is keySubscription

By John Redmayne

There is a danger that debates over extended producer responsibility and deposit return scheme will fall back into familiar arguments that has bogged down the industry for years

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We can deliver a revitalised systemSubscription

By Julie Fourcade

The EPR and DRS consultations give us the chance to build an optimal system that reduces waste, increases recycling and delivers financially back into that very system

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Call for food collections gets louderSubscription

By Kerry McCarthy

Bristol MP Kerry McCarthy on a lively discussion on using food waste as a resource

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Scotland prepares for a landfill banSubscription

By Laura Tainsh

Laura Tainsh on reaction to new legislation

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