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Knowledge Centre: Comment and Analysis



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

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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Sailing towards a greener futureSubscription

With most of the world’s ships being dismantled in an unregulated manner, ship owners need to be encouraged to recycle their vessels responsibly

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    Waste wood sector faces challenges head onSubscription

    Trade organisations and recyclers have responded to regulatory change by taking the lead on important issues such as fire prevention and waste classification

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    Plastics: smaller-scale plants are the futureSubscription

    Project is vital for being able to say, once and for all, that shipping waste overseas was just an old-world solution.

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    ‘Though the holes were rather small, they had to count them all’Subscription

    The Pothole-spotter project is fusing traditional refuse collection vehicles with cutting-edge technology in a bid to improve our roads


    Get ready for tough new data lawSubscription

    Changes to data protection rules will affect almost all companies across the EU

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    Choppy waters ahead for the recycling industrySubscription

    By Dan Cooke

    The ’tip of the recycling iceberg’ requires a concerted approach from governments across globe to ensure we can hold a steady course in providing vital services

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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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    Big Interview: Mat ProsserSubscription

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


    The Big Interview: Leonie CooperSubscription

    A number of ambitious resource management plans are being drawn up for the capital

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    The Big Interview: Nick PollardSubscription

    Chief executive of 121-year-old company is proud of its roots on the bank of the Thames

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