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Scotland to charge for 'environmental harm'Subscription

21 October, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Charge on single-use cups could be exteded to any damaging items

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News round-up October 2019Subscription

Equivalent of 83m plastic bottles found in Halloween costumes; Firm to expand solid recovered fuel operation; New ACP appointment; Anthesis and Topolytics win Defra waste tracking funds

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‘British people don’t want to collect construction waste’Subscription


Construction News associate editor on what some firms say about the sector’s skills shortfall

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A proud night in a prison cell for climate change emergencySubscription

By Nigel Harvey

Recolight chief executive Nigel Harvey explains the reasons behind his decision to be arrested

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Danger of fragmented waste policySubscription

By Laura Tainsh

Laura Tainsh on this year’s RWM exhibition

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Slavery: parts of industry don’t care Subscription

By Zak Garner-Purkis

Zak Garner-Purkis on reactions in his sector to criminal activity

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New infrastructure holds the key Subscription

By Dougie Sutherland

Dougie Sutherland asks why we are burying and exporting so much waste

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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