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Council spending on outsourced waste services in England revealedSubscription

By Corin Williams

MRW’s exclusive analysis of local authority spending on outsourced waste, recycling and disposal services in England

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Charities TRUST in scheme to rein in textile cowboysSubscription

By Mark Smulian

The connection between sexual miscon­duct in Haiti and recycling from UK charity shops may not be immediately obvious

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Waste strategy on back burnerSubscription

By Corin Williams, Will Hatchett

In the political whirlwind blowing around Westminster, it is hard to predict where resources and waste policy will end up

Sector gets behind MRW’s campaignSubscription


Fight to confront modern-day slavery in the waste sector

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Drive to recycle plastic so none ends up as wasteSubscription

By Ioannis Hatzopoulos

Q&A with Proctor & Gamble’s Ioannis Hatzopoulos, who spoke at RWM on how to recycle used nappies


How one firm works to beat forced labour gangsSubscription

By Matt Spaul

There are many challenges facing the waste and recycling industry in tackling modern day slavery

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A waste sector campaign against modern-day slaverySubscription

By Corin Williams

MRW is launching a campaign to raise awareness of how forced labour and modern-day slavery can hit unwary businesses in the UK waste management and recycling sector


First look at results from Defra’s consultations Subscription

By Corin Williams

Michael Gove gave the go-ahead for Defra to publish responses to the first four consultations arising from the resources and waste strategy


EA annual report buries poor resultsSubscription

By Mark Smulian

Annual reports are famous for burying an organisation’s unfavourable results, and the Environment Agency (EA) has kept up this tradition.


Extent of slavery gangs blindsided unwary firmsSubscription

By Corin Williams

Prosecution of eight Polish nation­als as part of the UK’s largest investiga­tion into modern day slavery

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Biffa’s contamination row with EA splits opinionSubscription

By Corin Williams, Mark Smulian

The prosecution of Biffa by the Environ­ment Agency (EA) for attempting to export waste paper to China with a “totally unacceptable level of contami­nation” seems to have divided the sector