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Recyclers make their move into digital currencySubscription


Media coverage of the digital currency Bitcoin has inflated along with its value during the past year

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Where next for RWM under a new owner?Subscription


’It is unclear how the new owner plans to reignite enthusiasm’

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Data drive offers smarter approach to strategySubscription


The need for comprehensive data to develop strategies and policies has never been more acute in the resource and waste sector

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Plastics: policy driven by the media spotlightSubscription


Intense scrutiny on plastic waste has completely shifted the public attitude to an age-old problem

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25-year environment plan: rather light on detailSubscription


Most of the policies on waste and recycling are not backed by legislative proposals

‘There will be casualties’ – sub-sector concernsSubscription

Concerns have been raised on EA’s fire prevention plan (FPP); warning there will be business casualties

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Influencing hearts and minds on UK strategySubscription


Slowly but surely, the Government is drawing up its long-term plans for resources and waste management. And, for once, the sector is in on the ground floor

Newham: bottom of the tableSubscription

London’s Newham Council no longer has a recycling target, since the Government abolished the National Indicator performance indicator framework

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Nation’s recycling stats are a numbers gameSubscription


For six whole days, England was officially bottom of the home nations recycling league


Forensic analysis leads to new fire-fighting tacticsSubscription


New fire-fighting technique discovered by WISH group enables controlling waste fire

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RDF fears as Sweden debates incineration taxSubscription


Indications are that steps by EU mem­ber states to implement tougher stand­ards on greenhouse gas emissions will have an impact on UK exports of refuse-derived fuel (RDF)