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Issue : September 2017

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  • 2000 stephen wise

    Missed collections are not a public-private issue Subscription

    Opinion6 September, 2017

    It does not matter whether the collection service is insourced or outsourced: what matters is closer co-operation between the different parties involved

  • Lesley griffiths

    News round-up September 2017Subscription

    News6 September, 2017

    Wales’ 70% renewable electricity target; Innovation boosts mattress haulage; CIWM ditches e-learning partner; New EfW contract for Amey

  • 2000 survey cartoon

    The industry has its saySubscription

    Features25 August, 2017

    Ahead of MRW’s exclusive survey of attitudes and opinions within the waste sector to be unveiled at RWM, we asked trade groups for their views

  • jeremy jacobs

    Jeremy Jacobs, REASubscription

    Insight25 August, 2017

    Quality inputs to any recycling process not only save reprocessing costs but also lead to a higher quality recyclate. This adage applies in particular to the world of organics recycling, where feedstock contamination is a significant issue particularly in kerbside-collected green waste.

  • alan wheeler

    Alan Wheeler, TRASubscription

    Insight25 August, 2017

    The global used clothing industry recently received some much welcome news from Kenya. It appears its Government has reversed a decision to try to ban imports of used clothing by 2019.

  • robert fell

    Robert Fell, BMRASubscription

    Insight25 August, 2017

    When first mooted, commentators declared that the Scrap Metal Dealers Act was the single biggest challenge to face metal recyclers in England and Wales.

  • andy hill

    Andy Hill, Wood Recyclers' AssociationSubscription

    Insight25 August, 2017

    Since becoming chair of the WRA four years ago, I have seen huge changes within the sector as it has grown, developed and come under increasing scrutiny.

  • simon ellin

    Simon Ellin, Recycling AssociationSubscription

    Insight25 August, 2017

    It is a year since the Recycling Association launched its ‘Quality First’ campaign at RWM and, in that year, it has made huge strides. 

  • charlotte morton

    Charlotte Morton, ADBASubscription

    Insight25 August, 2017

    Anaerobic digestion (AD) has come a long way since I first became involved almost eight years ago. 

  • helen jordan

    Helen Jordan, British Plastics FederationSubscription

    Insight25 August, 2017

    Recycling is a dynamic industry, with technologies being developed that create the potential for an even wider range of plastics to be recycled. But some key issues need to be resolved to enable the industry to reach its potential and to help reduce resource use. In addition, plastic recycling offers one of the key solutions to the global marine litter issue and therefore it needs to maximised.

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