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Recycling prices and market commentary: 29 May 2020

Plastic and paper packaging grades saw falls in value this week due to a fall in the PRN/PERN value for the former...
Container

Recycled plastic export report: March 2020

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

Recycled paper export report: March 2020

Exports from the UK of OCC and mixed paper were up in March, but news & pam saw a fall on February...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 22 May 2020

As one recycling market commentator put it, "what goes up, must come down" and this was the case for certain paper grades...
PLA

University scientists develop technique for chemical recycling of PLA bioplastic

Scientists from the Universities of Birmingham and Bath have developed a technique for chemical recycling of polyactic acid (PLA) bioplastic.
China customs officials Hangzhou

China issues small set of recycled paper import quota

A small issue of recycled paper import quota has been released by the Chinese Government. Just 52,690 tonnes of...
Nespresso recycling

Nespresso using 80% recycled aluminium in its coffee pods

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Coffee pod manufacturer Nespresso has said that it is now using 80% recycled aluminium in one of its coffee lines, with the...
Siegwert APK AG de-inking

De-inking LDPE recyclate achieved by Siegwerk and APK AG

A successful trial of de-inking LDPE packaging films for recycling has been achieved by German firms Siegwerk and APK AG.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 15 May 2020

While scrap metal traders and plastic bottle sellers will have seen price increases this week, everyone else will have seen falling or...
Plastic recycling

RECOUP says UK plastic recycling infrastructure needs to double by 2022

RECOUP's Household Plastic Packaging Sorting and Infrastructure Report has found that UK plastic recycling infrastructure needs to double by 2022 in order...
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