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News in Brief

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News round-up June 2019Subscription

WRAP issues ‘forbidden eight’ list; Firm appoints new MD; Veolia suports climate week; DRS ‘cannot be only answer’

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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

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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 21 June 2019Subscription

21 June, 2019 By MRW reports

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

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The gender pay gap: disparity is growingSubscription

By Greg Pitcher

The latest round of gen­der pay figures do not make comfortable reading

cyber crime

Outdated IT leaves firms at risk of cyber crimeSubscription


The threat to UK businesses from cyber attacks is on the increase

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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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Emissions safety report justifies EfWSubscription

By Keith Riley

The only route for waste disposal can continue in the certain knowledge that it is not causing major damage to the community

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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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Preparation for a professional futureSubscription

By Sarah Poulter

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

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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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