About the MRW Handbook 2019


MRW (Materials Recycling World) is the market-leading business title for the recycling resource and waste management industry.

Since 1912, MRW has been the most trusted source of news, features and pricing information in the sector. It is renowned for key information and data on recycling and waste management materials pricing as well as market trends data and analysis covering commodity markets for recyclates and the LME (London Metal Exchange).

With a focus on the recycling and waste management sector, in particular, materials processing and reprocessing, waste management and collection, retail waste and recycling, construction waste and recycling, MRW is read by key decision makers in the industry.

As the sector has grown, MRW has widened its reach and also attracts recycling officers in local authorities, recycling and waste management businesses, waste producers, processors, as well as those looking to invest in the sector.


MRW offers access to the most influential people in the recycling and waste management sector. Our subscribers are senior decision makers in waste management companies, local authorities, materials recyclers, retailers, waste producers and the construction industry.

The Materials Recycling Handbook

The Materials Recycling Handbook is The Recycling Bible, published annually in December. This is an essential directory of UK recycling and waste management companies, services, legislation and regulation updated every year. The Handbook is a vital tool for those in the recycling and waste management sector and is the ideal way to put your products and services in front of the people who do the work, set the agenda and make the buying decisions. Our proof that advertising in MRW works - The MRW brand has 55% of the advertising market share, 21% more than any other advertiser.

Benefit from brand synergies - The MRW brand is linked to influential organisations such as WRAP, LARAC and DEFRA.