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News round-up February 2018Subscription

Plaswood punt sets out; NI hospice donation; Alert over unexploded shell; Viridor’s university contract

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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 16 Feb 2018Subscription

16 February, 2018 By

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

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Manufacturer re-affirms its faith in UK plcSubscription

Despite the challenges presented by Brexit, the UK remains an important growth market for businesses like equipment manufacturer Liebherr


Much ado: rewriting waste legislationSubscription

By Hilary Stone

A date has been set for the UK to leave the EU, but where will this leave our laws governing waste?

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Watchdog needs teeth to have biteSubscription

By Peter Jones

To establish a world-leading body to give the environment a voice and hold the powerful to account

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Exciting times ahead for our sectorSubscription

By Colin Church

The resource and waste man­agement sector faces many challenges and opportunities

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Levy needed on non-biodegradablesSubscription

By Nick Oettinger

Call for smarter policies on waste

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China ban poses looming threat for UK waste strategySubscription

By Victoria Hutchin

Victoria Hutchin considers the future of the plastics reprocessing market for the UK

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We need long-term thinking over China’s plastic banSubscription

Dr Benjamin Eule, director at Stadler UK, considers how the recycling industry must adapt to changing markets


Sustainability of household recycling has not been sustainedSubscription

By John Glover

Over the past decade, local authorities appear to have been forced into cash conservation and away from long term sustainability

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Public concern over waste is welcomeSubscription

25 January, 2018

How confident can we be that we will get true progress by voluntary initiatives alone?

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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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