Category list : Digital editions
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Digital edition: September 2019Subscription
We ask whether companies making big announcements on tackling single-use plastics is just ‘greenwashing’. Recruitment agency Smart Solutions tells us how they worked with police to beat forced labour gangs and we launch the ‘Root it out’ sector-specific campaign on modern day slavery. We also take a look at the result of the first round of consultations on the resources and waste strategy.
Digital edition: November 2018Subscription
The cover story examines the H&M Foundation’s efforts to recycle blended textiles, the Labour and Conservative party conferences are dissected and we ask why MRF contamination rates are increasing despite the code of practice
Digital edition: May 2019Subscription
Environmental Audit Committee chair Mary Creagh speaks to MRW about her role in scrutinising Defra’s waste policy. The Big Interview is insurer Miles Smith chief executive Paul Chainey. We also focus on growing discontent with the resources and waste strategy, the oxo-biodegradable plastics debate and part two of our look at UK companies exporting their expertise
Digital edition: March 2019Subscription
This month’s issue includes a focus on construction and demolition waste, an examination of the new UK Resources Council and its attempt to strike a sector deal with Government and we speak to Reconomy chief executive Paul Cox on his ambitions for the company
Digital edition: June 2019Subscription
Exclusive analysis by MRW reveals the true story behind the sector’s gender pay gap data. A round table examines how construction waste can be better tracked. A close look at the threat of cyber crime finds that SME waste firms are at greater risk than they might realise. We also speak to Proctor & Gamble’s principal scientist about design
Digital edition: July 2019Subscription
The Big Interview is with Amey’s new waste treatment head Paco Hevia, who says merchant EfWs will plug the UK’s capacity gap. We analyse the fall-out from the BBC’s War on Plastic, which highlighted UK waste found dumped in Malaysia. Environment Agency deputy director for waste regulation Malcolm Lythgo outlines the new Joint Unit on Waste Crime, and SMEs tell us their fears over franchises for commercial waste
Digital edition: January 2019Subscription
We report on businesses, royalty and Michael Gove all rubbing shoulders with the launch of the Waste to Wealth commitment, England’s recycling rate hit the bottom of the home nations league and we ask industry experts their three wishes for 2019
Digital edition: February 2019Subscription
An MRW round table gathered together industry experts for the very first examination of Defra’s resources and waste strategy, the Big Interview is with EMR UK chief executive Andrew Brady, we analyse recycling targets post-2020 and examine MPs’ concern with recycling in the fashion industry
Digital edition: December 2018Subscription
Charity WasteAid writes about projects in Asia and Africa to help deal with a tide of waste pollution, we investigate what happened to a safety campaign to prevent people being killed or injured after sleeping in bins, WRAP’s Peter Maddox tells us why voluntary initiatives matter and we ask, is gender an issue in the sector?
Digital edition: August 2019Subscription
Our MRW National Recycling Awards special features every winner, revealing what it takes to walk away with the industry’s most prestigious gong. We extensively cover a modern day slavery case in the West Midlands, which affected three industry firms, and examine a row between Biffa and the EA over contaminated exports. And just how will a proposed Dutch tax on RDF imports affect the UK?