UPM Chapelle

UPM preparing to close Chapelle newsprint mill

UPM has begun a consultation with staff ahead of closing its Chapelle newprint mill in France. The facility, which...

adidas to only use recycled polyester from 2024

Sportswear brand adidas has said that it will only use recycled polyester from 2024 instead of the virgin material.

Malaysia has shut down 228 plastic recycling plants

A total of 228 plastic recycling plants have been closed by the Malaysia Government up to January, it has revealed.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 7 February 2020

Recycled plastics and paper packaging grades saw some uplift this week due to the increase of the PRN/PERN for both.
Shanying recycled paper mill

China issues tiny recycled paper import quota

The Chinese government has issued its third batch of import quota for recycled paper for 2020, with just a total of 22,750...
UPM Raflatac recycled plastic label

UPM Raflatac develops label with post-consumer and post-industrial recycled plastic content

A new recycled content label for home and personal care products has been developed by UPM Raflatac. The PE...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 31 January 2020

The coronavirus outbreak in China had a major impact on non-ferrous and ferrous metal prices this week, forcing them downwards.
Theresa Villiers Environment Secretary

Environment Bill brings more producer responsibility and plastic export ban

The Government will introduce its Environment Bill before Parliament today that will make manufacturers responsible for the products they bring to market.

Recycled plastic export report: November 2019

Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively...

Recycled paper export report: November 2019

Just 10,828 tonnes of UK OCC was sent to China in November - the lowest we have seen since we began collecting...
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