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Recyclate prices: some up and some down as market starts moving

Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2016 | Author: Paul Sanderson

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The price of recycled commodities fluctuated last week as more movement was seen than in recent weeks.

In plastics, film grades saw £20 per tonne come off, according to last week’s Intelligence report, but grades such as HDPE and PP Regrind saw another £25 per tonne added to their value.

The paper sector saw another £2 per tonne added to OCC, but a further £1 per tonne came off mixed paper as the spread between the two widened even further.

While in metals, a further £50 per tonne increase was seen for copper and brass, while aluminium was up £25 per tonne. Aluminium cans were also up by £35 after recent increases on the LME and not enough supply to meet demand. 

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Category: Recycling
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