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Tighter recycling contamination levels costs councils Subscription

20 October, 2018 By

Local Government Association reveals impact of China’s restrictions on recycling services costs and MRF gate fees

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News round-up October 2018Subscription

Ward looks to boost exports with £6m HSBC loan; Post a pouch today; Rogue traders targeted in Wales; Paper beats plastic for caterers

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Collection standardisation would toll death knell for local government Subscription

By Ian Miller

National approach to recycling would mark a move towards central administration and away from local government overseen by elected councillors

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A confession: I’m not a localist when it comes to recyclingSubscription

By Nick Golding

We are not perfect and it is unsurprising that 76% of English households put stuff in their recycling bin which should go elsewhere

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Pressure is on against illegal exportsSubscription

By Malcolm Lythgo

The UK has a huge industry attached to exporting waste in shipping containers around the world and on ferries to mainland Europe

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Plastic is fantastic – if used properlySubscription

By Simon Ellin

162,000 responses were received by the Treasury to its consultation on tackling the plastic problem

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Heed the warning signs of EA visitsSubscription

By Jonathon Bell

How waste operators avoid falling foul of environment law

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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