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Cover of 'Turning the Tide on Plastic' by Lucy Siegle

Andy Moore finds a lot to recommend in the new book by Lucy Siegle, ‘Turning the Tide on Plastic’.

Within difficulty lies opportunity: How Brexit could drive the UK circular economy

Roger Morton, Director of Axion Polymers, explains what opportunities for the UK waste and resources sector could arise out of the UK’s departure from the EU.

Nick Oettinger standing by mattresses for recycling

Nick Oettinger, Managing Director of The Furniture Recycling Group, explains why innovation needs to be supported across the waste industry, not just focusing on plastics.

The Insider: So much for quality

In the wake of China's waste import bans, our Insider delves into the thorny issue of contamination in recycling  

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Over 32,000 tonnes of material that could be recycled is instead put in residual waste bins each year in West Sussex, costing the council an estimated £3 million a year in disposal costs. To highlight the scale of this waste, West Sussex County Council has created a video that visualises it on a personal and then county-wide level.