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Knowledge Centre: Comment and Analysis

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Show will look at the burning issuesSubscription

By Jacqueline O’Donovan

Waste Disposal looks ahead to this year’s RWM exhibition

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Time to refresh the compost heapSubscription

By Nik Spencer

Green tech solutions instead of collections

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Avoid contributing to plastics problemSubscription

By Roger Baynham

The single biggest challenge to delivering a truly circular econ­omy for plastics, where packag­ing waste is recycled here in the UK, has been competition from comparatively low cost and less regulated overseas markets

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Why there is virtue in complexitySubscription

By Stuart Hayward-Higham

Understanding potential effects and opportunities of array of policy and practical interventions flowing through the sector

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Big Interview: Rob EdmondsonSubscription

Outsourcing firm Amey is looking to fill gaps in the market to create long-term merchant facilities for residual waste treatment

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Big Interview: Mat ProsserSubscription

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

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Councils face pressure to collect food waste Subscription


Food waste businesses and the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry have many reasons to be optimistic now that the Government has confirmed it would take the EU’s circular economy (CE) package into domestic legislation

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A frank discussion on how to work togetherSubscription

By Katie Coyne

As part of this year’s National Recycling Awards, the Environmental Services Association (ESA) hosted a roundtable during the day that looked at ways local authorities and waste companies could work better together

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