LDPE 98/2 up in price, as is mixed paper but scrap metal eases back

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Only a couple of grades went up in value last week in the latest Intelligence report on recycled materials.

LDPE 98/2 increased by £20 per tonne as did the higher grade LDPE 99/1 across its range.

Otherwise, plastics were stable on last week.

In the paper market, there was a lot of demand for mixed paper, which pushed up the price by £4 per tonne. There was no change seen for other paper grades.

Metals saw price falls with copper down by £75 per tonne, while brass fell by £25 per tonne. Aluminium and steel grades were both unchanged on last week. 

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