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The Big Interview: Nicky CunninghamSubscription

27 April, 2017 By

The Environment Agency’s new deputy director for waste regulation about her hopes for a sector under increasing scrutiny

Modern Slavery

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Root out the evil of modern slaverySubscription

27 April, 2017 By ,

It has been more than two years since the UK set the seal on pioneering legis­lation when the Modern Slavery Act received Royal Assent

Modern Slavery


Workers as slaves: time for everyone to be alertSubscription

26 April, 2017 By Paul Broadbent

Research indicates that the recycling sector has been infiltrated by slavers and exploit­ers. Why do so many people and organ­isations turn a blind eye to modern slavery and forced labour?

Crime and Punishment

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The sustainable business model for criminalsSubscription

27 April, 2017 By

Organised waste crime is recognised as a serious problem, but one that is rarely aired in public