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Price of some recycled plastics up, some down, mixed picture for paper and metals weak

Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 | Author: Paul Sanderson

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The first Intelligence report of 2016 showed no clear pattern in terms of recycled prices.

In plastics, both PET and HDPE bottles were up by £10 on the back of some sudden Chinese demand.

But this wasn’t replicated by LDPE grades, which saw £50 per tonne come off over the Christmas period.

While the price of OCC was stable, mixed paper lost £3 per tonne and news & pam remained stable.

In metals, copper lost a further £125 per tonne, while brass lost £75 per tonne. Aluminium however saw no change. 

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