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European Union

European Green Deal launchedSubscription

11 December, 2019 By Katie Coyne

FEAD says circular economy can only be achieved with stronger demand for recyclates

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News round-up December 2019Subscription

Margaret Bates becomes OPRL executive director; UK ’top contributor’ to PVC recycling scheme; Recycled plastic water bottles benefit WaterAid; Processor to double capacity

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A DRS for Scotland: careful consideration of pitfallsSubscription

By Lee Marshall, Rick Hindley

Lee Marshall and Rick Hindley cast their eyes over plans for a deposit return scheme

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Heal thyself is a mantra for business Subscription

By Anna Cawley

Anna Cawley on what the Office for Environmental Protection means for manufacturers

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Could paper see a renaissance?Subscription

By John Glover

John Glover on issues for the recovered fibre sector

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Tackling metal theft is crucial for a prosperous recycling sectorSubscription

By Andrew Brady

EMR chief executive on the challenge to the metals sector from waste crime

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From plastics exports to investment importsSubscription

By Peter Maddox

Instead of sending plastic waste to the Far East, China could help us to process material domestically instead

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Digital future of waste trackingSubscription

By Simone Aplin

Imagine that we know how much waste is being generated in the UK, where it is, how it is being treated and its ultimate fate, in almost real time

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The waste sector will remain an HSE prioritySubscription

By Corin Williams

Enforcement actions against waste companies by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has dropped significantly