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Leading business magazine and website in the recycling and waste management industry. E: mrw@emap.com
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MaterialsRecycling 19m
It's official - England, which does not have mandatory household food waste collections, now has the 'wooden spoon' lowest recycling rate in the UK. Perhaps or would like to comment?
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MaterialsRecycling 3h
45.2% - that's England's official household recycling rate for 2017, as revealed today by Defra. Any comments gratefully received - perhaps from MPs who want to take a minute out to not think about Brexit? This is important stuff, the UK will not hit its 2020 target.
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MaterialsRecycling 22h
is planning to help the landfill sector to “responsibly manage site closures and aftercare as we transition to a circular economy”.
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 10
Replying to @AdamRead74
MRW is preparing a recycling league table of the home nations - England very much expected to be in the relegation zone. Maybe Gareth Southgate should be appointed environment secretary?
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 10
England's household waste and recycling stats are due out tomorrow. But will our environment secretary will be too wrapped up in the crucial Brexit vote to give his considered response if the rate has fallen?
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 7
"Management cannot have eyes every­where, so tackling slavery depends in large measure on employees’ awareness of the common warning signs..." former MoD minister Sir Gerald Howarth writes for MRW.
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 6
Yet another waste PFI project ends up in court...
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 5
My week on Twitter 🎉: 5 Mentions, 4.93K Mention Reach, 2 Likes, 14 New Followers, 1 Reply. See yours with
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 5
tell us about its latest initiatives in Asia and Africa.
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 5
Hard to be definite on what tech may solve the world's plastic problem - but chemical recycling has its hat in the ring.
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 5
We hear from WRAP's Peter Maddox in the December issue - now online.
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 5
Replying to @AdamRead74 @DefraGovUK
Oh to be a fly on the wall at the Defra/Beis meetings on this...
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 5
Somewhat buried in a Beis press release - plans will be set out to develop standards for bio-based and biodegradable plastics.
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 5
Men greatly outnumbered women at the recent ESA annual lunch - we ask women in the sector what it's like to work for a waste company.
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MaterialsRecycling Dec 3
Bots, AI, Apps... the recycling industry gets ahead of the curve.
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MaterialsRecycling Nov 30
Paper mills in China face delays in getting new licences to accept waste imports, leading to a slump in prices in the UK.
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MaterialsRecycling Nov 28
My week on Twitter 🎉: 7 Mentions, 33.5K Mention Reach, 4 Likes, 1 Retweet, 176 Retweet Reach. See yours with
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MaterialsRecycling Nov 28
A council decides to extend its Biffa contract by 2 years rather than the optional 7 years because it doesn't know what impact the resources and waste strategy and circular economy package might have. Uncertain times.
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MaterialsRecycling Nov 27
Waste PFI deals have been falling by the wayside recently, but one council has found a way to keep things ticking over by taking out a cheap loan.
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MaterialsRecycling Nov 26
Gove has said he wants and end to the "moral scandal" of food waste during a climate change speech. He also praised Defra chief scientist Ian Boyd - who has said mandatory council collections could cost £20m. Interesting conundrum.
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