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Recycled metal prices rise, while other materials stay stable

Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 | Author: Paul Sanderson

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Metals were the key risers in last week’s market for recyclate.

Copper was up £50 per tonne, Brass by £100 and aluminium grades by £50 per tonne.

Ferrous grades remained stable however.

Most plastics remained where they were the previous week, but LDPE grades saw a further fall with £10 per tonne coming off 98/2.

Mixed rigid plastics have also dropped with a gate fee now being the norm.

Paper grades remained unusually stable with OCC, news&pam and mixed paper all unchanged since mid-August.

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