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MRW’s Industry Insight 2018Subscription

Our exclusive survey reveals 23% of respondents say a deposit return scheme will lead to a decrease in profits, nearly half have witnessed waste crime in action and two-thirds have been affected by fire - our subscribers can read on for more results and in-depth analysis

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Now the strategy is out, the real work begins...Subscription

By Greg Pitcher

A round table event led by MRW – in partnership with FCC and Valpak, and supported by Policy Connect – held just days after the launch of the resources and waste strategy was the first chance for industry to respond

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Where do we go after 2020?Subscription


After years of policy void, the Government has finally revealed its recycling ambi­tions


RDF exporters’ no-deal concernSubscription

By Mark Smulian

Brexit uncertainty following Parlia­ment’s rejection of Theresa May’s pro­posed deal with the EU has, among much else, left the position unclear on shipments of waste between the UK and EU

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Real-world test for latest plastics-to-oil technologiesSubscription

By Adrian Griffiths

Led by Recycling Technologies (RT), Project Lodestar is one of seven Pioneer Projects initiated and run by participant organisations of the ‘New Plastics Econ­omy’ initiative run by the Ellen MacAr­thur Foundation (EMF)

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Sepa-led group targets crimeSubscription


Initiative led by the Sepa is bringing in industry representatives from across the UK to join in the battle against organised waste crime

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England hits rock bottomSubscription

By Katie Coyne,

The latest household recycling statistics from Defra show that Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now ahead of England for the first time

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The joint crime unit: what industry has been calling out forSubscription

By Mark Smulian

A joint unit of the waste industry, Environment Agency (EA) and police to combat the worst waste crimes

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Fashion starts to turn headsSubscription


Interest in sustainability, including waste and reuse, was on display when the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) invited the public to an evidence session at the Victoria & Albert Museum

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Big Interview: Peter MaddoxSubscription


Director of WRAP UK Peter Maddox tells MRW he has global ambitions


Whistleblowers help to protect your businessSubscription

By Sir Gerald Howarth

The UK abolished slavery in 1833, but there are between 10,000 and 13,000 cases of what is known as modern day slavery