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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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Early glimpses of waste strategySubscription


Environment Audit Committee (EAC) chair Mary Creagh stole the limelight at the RWM show this year

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Battery blazes spark calls for more educationSubscription

By Mark Smulian

The quiet market town of Raunds in Northamptonshire is seldom dis­turbed by deafening explosions


Pressure is on to improve recycling/reuse of plasticsSubscription

By Marino Donati

The movement towards reducing plastic production and waste has been gather­ing strength for some time

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Risk managementSubscription

Waste fires, insurance cover and workplace stress

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Waste crime and modern slaverySubscription

Have you personally witnessed an incident of waste crime during the past year (illegal dumping, misdescription of waste, and so on)?

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Regulatory engagementSubscription

If applicable, what do you think of the level of regulatory administration required of your business?

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International trade and UK businessSubscription

China may ban all waste imports by 2020. Will this lead to the UK increasing its recycling capacity?

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Food wasteSubscription

Do you think the Government should introduce mandatory food waste collections from households?

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Do you think the Government should back the building of more EfW (incinerator) facilities in order to deal with the residual waste stream?

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Household collectionsSubscription

Would the recycling rate improve if responsibility for household collections was transferred from local authorities to the private sector?