Plastic waste Indonesia

Recycling prices and market commentary: 20 December 2019

Christmas recycling markets are always unusual, and this year looks set to be more unusual than in previous years.
China Blue Sky 2020

China set to launch Blue Sky 2020 waste import crackdown and reveals import fall

China's General Administration of Customs has revealed its plans to shortly launch its Blue Sky 2020 plan to prevent illegal waste imports.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 13 December 2019

Is there some optimism to be had for the struggling paper recycling sector? Possibly, although positives could potentially be outweighed by some...
Colgate HDPE toothpaste tube

Colgate to make recyclable toothpaste HDPE tubes and will share technology with competitors

Toothpaste manufacturer Colgate-Palmolive has developed a recyclable and easily squeezable HDPE tube and is sharing its new technology with its competitors.
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 6 December 2019

Recycled paper trading remains in the doldrums as many start to introduce charging mechanisms to clients to ensure they can make money...

EuRIC calls for fiscal instruments to stimulate demand for recycled content

The umbrella organisation EuRIC that represents a number of European recycling trade associations has said that market- and fiscal-based instruments should be...
China customs officials Hangzhou

CCIC to inspect Russian, Indian, Argentine and Brazilian paper and metal exports to China

China Inspection and Certification Group (CCIC) has been approved to be the inspection agency for exports of paper and metal to China...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 29 November 2019

The paper recycling industry appeared to be doing Christmas shopping in Black Friday week as there wasn't a lot of trade going...
Wilton Centre Poseidon Plastics

Poseidon Plastics to build 10,000 tonne UK facility to recycle trays, pots, containers and...

A joint venture company Poseidon Plastics has announced plans to construct a 10,000 tonnes per year facility in Teesside that will process...
Ray Georgeson

Resource Association to close at the end of the year

Trade body the Resource Association has announced that it will be shut down on 31 December 2019, subject to ratification from its...
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