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Textiles

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Group urges end to 'Black Friday' wasteSubscription

2 December, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Green Alliance says 80% of purchases will soon be discarded

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Carpet industry body denies cover-up over incinerationSubscription

28 November, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Campaigners claim Carpet Recycling UK uses landfill diversion rates as a ‘smokescreen’

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Villiers says fashion EPR must wait its turn after packagingSubscription

4 November, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Environment secretary says plastic packaging extended producer responsibility must be done before others

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Poor management 'wasting valuable materials'Subscription

30 October, 2019 By Mark Smulian

EEA report highlights poor management of recycling in WEEE, batteries, textiles and plastics

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Government shuns call for partial landfill and EfW banSubscription

30 October, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Call to ban burying and burning of consumer goods rejected

Features

Enterprising businesses take home the honoursSubscription

MRW picks out the winners of this year’s Queen’s Award who operate within the fields of waste, recycling and the circular economy

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Creagh pulls no punches on her calls for actionSubscription

MP Mary Creagh plays a key role in scrutinising the Government’s environmental policy and programmes, and has won herself fans in the sector for her work

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Clothes recycling gets a dressing downSubscription

Will 2019 be the year that UK consumers, the Government and industry apply the same environmental lens to fashion as directed at plastics