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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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Which horses should UK recycling put money on?Subscription


The Government’s resources and waste strategy outlines priorities for the indus­try after the UK’s 2020 commitments under EU legislation become obsolete

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Remake, remodel: the CIWM moves forwardSubscription


The Chartered Insti­tution of Wastes Management (CIWM) deferred the appointment of a new chief executive and announced it would sell its headquarters as it grappled with financial problems


Paper campaigns for quality Subscription

By Mark Smulian

It is a long way from the corridors of power in Beijing to UK doorsteps

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EA leak reveals export fearsSubscription

By Mark Smulian,

A leaked internal Environment Agency (EA) email, seen by MRW, has warned of a political crisis if waste needs to be stockpiled in the event of a no-deal Brexit


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