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Recycled Clothing is a World Cup Winner!

As preparations for our first ever Catwalk show gather momentum it seems that we are not the only ones looking to promote the growing trend of textile recycling. Nine nations including Brazil, Portugal and Holland are currently waiting to stride out onto the pitches of this year’s World Cup in shirts made from recycled plastic [...]

The colour of the coalition

A new ‘coalition agreement’ and a fresh programme of measures to push the UK towards a low-carbon economy; but many questions still remain over the detail. As MRW points out, Chris Huhne, newly appointed Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, is not a supporter of incineration, while Caroline Spelman, Secretary of State for [...]

Spring has Sprung in the RWM Floor Plan!

As we approach Easter the final stands for RWM 10 are being snapped up. In fact with 85 % of stand space already sold out and the backing of some major industry names, we’ve a Floor Plan that suggests a very healthy industry indeed! Bang in the centre is the new Viridor Visitor Lounge where visitors [...]

Justifying the cost of an exhibition

Some interesting stats just back from the Audit Bureau of Circulations - an official body which basically checks up on the claims which exhibition companies make about visitors to their shows. As we hoped, last year’s exhibition (RWM 09) was another record breaker, attracting more visitors than ever before.
The business news today might have been about recovery rather [...]

Promising start to a year of promises

Happy New Year to you all from the team at RWM. On our long journeys to work through the snow we’ve been reflecting on the eventful past 12 months and wondering what 2010 has in store for us!
This time last year the industry was still in a state of shock after the recession had hit. [...]

Resource Waste Management Summit

If your job requires you to keep abreast of all the latest developments in resource and waste management, here is an event coming up early next year that I think you should seriously consider attending. It’s called the Resource Waste Management Summit and it is taking place at the Olympia Conference Centre in London on the 9th and 10th February 2010. [...]

Recognising Achievement at National Recycling Awards

Recycling and Waste Management may not be the most glamorous sector of the UK industry, but there are times when those of us who work in it day-in, day-out have reason to be proud, whether that’s when you review the whole industry at an event like RWM, or if you consider some of our outstanding innovators [...]

MRW Calls Time for Quality

Paul Sanderson, respected editor of RWM’s Headline Media Partner MRW (Materials Recycling Week) has sought to put a stake in the ground when it comes to the long running debate of source separated vs. commingled waste collections in this country. As Paul himself puts it, “<This debate> has been going on for a few years [...]

Taste of RWM 09 - Review Video

A snapshot video review of RWM 09, the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition at the Birmingham NEC 15-17 Sept 2009. Hear what visitors, exhibitors and seminar speakers say about the UK environmental sector’s premier event. 2009 was the most successful year ever for RWM. This video is as close as you can get to being [...]

Most Successful RWM Ever!

“Recession? What recession?” was heard up and down the aisles at this year’s Recycling & Waste Management exhibition (RWM 09). Confirming its place as the number one recycling and waste management exhibition in the UK, RWM 09 attracted more visitors and exhibitors than ever before.
Initial figures show a 7% increase on last year’s record attendance. [...]