Resource efficiency

Solving the UK's plastic problem

The UK has a problem when it comes to plastic, thanks to China’s tougher stance on importing it, the high cost of processing it and growing concern around issues such as marine litter.

Last year was a defining one for the industry as it ...

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Why upcycling is more than just a fad

Karin Holzknecht at Groundwork London examines how reuse project The Loop is changing attitudes in the capital, cutting waste and bringing other social benefits too.

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What's on the industry's Christmas list in 2017?

Whether they've been naughty or nice this year, RWW spoke to key industry figures to find out what's topping their Christmas lists.

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RWW visits: Doosan Bobcat's European complex

Machinery is a vital component of the materials handling industry, and getting the right machine for the job can make or break a business. Given the tremendous initial expense, customers expect to get the very best out of their machines.


The new generation of Energy from Waste plants

Paul Gouland, marketing director at Clugston Construction, examines trends in waste disposal and explains how a number of the UK’s new EfW plants could contribute to future energy production

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All hands on deck for safe ship recycling

Ship recycling, when done safely and responsibly, is a complex and skilled operation that allows the valuable metal on board a vessel to be recovered in an environmentally responsible way.

However, the sad reality is that rather than ...

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