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matt nichols

Digital recording must be kept simpleSubscription

Why digitisation of waste reporting is a must-have for the construction sector

phillip ward

Past weighs heavily on plastic exportsSubscription

Phillip Ward on plans to restrict plastic exports under the Basel Convention

peter jones

The aim is to reduce costsSubscription

Defra’s most interesting proposals to drive down collection costs for small and micro businesses

keith riley

Emissions safety report justifies EfWSubscription

Only route for waste disposal can continue as it is not causing major damage to community

paul taylor

Back to basics on household recyclingSubscription

Paul Taylor on the need to tackle consumer confusion at its root

sarah poulter

Preparation for a professional futureSubscription

Sarah Poulter on plans to influence the shape of the waste sector

keith riley

Strategy sets a course for failureSubscription

Keith Riley on the Government’s waste strategy

aldous hicks

Close the loop in pursuit of puritySubscription

Aldous Hicks on reducing contamination

john redmayne

Collaboration is keySubscription

There is a danger that debates over extended producer responsibility and deposit return scheme will fall back into familiar arguments that has bogged down the industry for years

julie fourcade

We can deliver a revitalised systemSubscription

The EPR and DRS consultations give us the chance to build an optimal system that reduces waste, increases recycling and delivers financially back into that very system

beth watkins

What will EfW look like after Brexit?Subscription

Beth Watkins on the energy-from-waste sector’s untapped potential

Laura tainsh

Scotland prepares for a landfill banSubscription

Laura Tainsh on reaction to new legislation

kerry mccarthy

Call for food collections gets louderSubscription

Bristol MP Kerry McCarthy on a lively discussion on using food waste as a resource

stuart foster

A design for lifecylesSubscription

Global Recycling Day coincides with the highest ever levels of consumer concern about packaging waste and plastic packaging

john glover

Why we should have built more EfWSubscription

John Glover on Defra’s plan for waste if there is a no-deal Brexit

stuart foster

Who should pay for plastic recycling?Subscription

Stuart Foster on proposals to reform the collection and recycling of plastics

james kelly

Metals body takes its seat at the tableSubscription

James Kelly on championing the sector

robin latchmen

Building a real recycling rate in the UKSubscription

Why it’s time to focus on C&I waste

ray georgeson

Get moving on new environment officeSubscription

Why there is still a need for an Office for Resource Management

john twitchen

Do we need a food waste champion?Subscription

John Twitchen on the worth of not wasting food 

paul taylor

The strategy talks a good gameSubscription

Defra’s resources and waste strategy marks an important step forward in building a more resource-efficient waste system in the UK

julie fourcade fcc

A framework, not a roadmapSubscription

”An early Christmas present” is how many people in the waste and resources sector referred to the strategy once it was finally published

Laura tainsh

Collaboration across the UK is vital if strategy is to succeedSubscription

The resources and waste strategy’s vision for England needs to fit in with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

dominic hogg

Voluntary agreements: a sceptic’s viewSubscription

 There are concerns that what has become known as ‘treaty congestion’

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Still no clear policies to meet recycling targetsSubscription

Resources and waste strategy is a critical first step, but stops short of creating a true market for recycled materials 

daniel bailey

A leap over the financial hurdlesSubscription

Daniel Bailey on how asset finance is helping firms to adopt the latest technologies

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Invest in technology to boost recyclingSubscription

Dr Pattanathu Rahman on bio-based conversion of waste

rick hindley

Data is vital – as long as it’s of qualitySubscription

Rick Hindley on getting better data on aluminium

john dyne

Get ready – an inspector may callSubscription

John Dyne on improving health and safety in the waste sector

roger baynham

Dearth of data hinders opportunitySubscription

Roger Baynham on taking hold of the plastics agenda

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What will happen when landfills shut?Subscription

Laura Tainsh on the changing face of waste management in Scotland

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Why we can go back to blackSubscription

Tony Gaukroger, director of Colour Tone Masterbatch says black plastic doesn’t necessarily mean ‘bad plastic’

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Collection standardisation would toll death knell for local government Subscription

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

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

malcolm lythgo

Pressure is on against illegal exportsSubscription

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

jonathon bell

Heed the warning signs of EA visitsSubscription

How waste operators avoid falling foul of environment law

Simon Ellin 400

Plastic is fantastic – if used properlySubscription

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

tom rickerby

PRN scapegoat for UK’s poor capacity Subscription

Solving waste market failures

586 Paul Taylor

Lack of certainty on EfW policy hampers investmentSubscription

A roundtable on energy-from-waste hosted by MRW provided an opportunity to discuss potential solutions to some of the biggest issues faced by the UK’s waste management sector – both now and post-Brexit

julieta cuneo

Consistency is key for EPR regimesSubscription

With expectations running high around the Government’s upcoming resources and waste strategy, every opportunity is a good one for a lively debate on areas that are thought to be the focus of new regimes and policy updates