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A UK WEEE matching system: a feasibility study

Background The UK government is preparing to consult on potential changes to the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) regulations....

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Encouraging battery recycling to reduce waste stream fires

Background Used batteries pose a significant fire risk in the waste stream when not disposed of properly. It is assumed...

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Fly-tipping and unregistered waste carriers in England

An independent study. Material Focus has funded new research which reveals for the first time the gaps in the system...

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Kerbside collections for waste electricals

Update to an economic and environmental review. Material Focus has commissioned research which has identified that if kerbside collections were...

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Waste electricals: towards a circular economy

Material Focus has commissioned new research that shows the UK economy is losing at least £13.64 million of critical raw...

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Time for a WEEE infrastructure fund?

Evaluating opportunities to establish an investment fund for WEEE infrastructure. This research sought to establish whether there is a case...

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