shopping

Heatwave helps UK food sales throughout July

The good weather continued throughout July with food and drink sales increasing, as well as cooling equipment.  This suggests that any growth in recyclable material...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 10 August 2018

It seems that, at the moment, there is a new development that affects the market and prices of recycled materials every week. This week's news...
paper bale

China imposes 25% tariff on recycled materials from United States

A 25% tariff will be placed on exports of waste paper and scrap metal from the United States and Canada into China. From 23 August,...
Hangzhou Customs waste paper

China’s Hangzhou Customs returned 1,100 tonnes of waste paper in last week

In the first week of August, Hangzhou Customs has returned over 1,100 tonnes of waste paper to the country of origin. This is because the...
Princes brands

Princes to use 30% recycled material in all HDPE bottles

Food manufacturer Princes has announced that it will use 30% recycled material in all HDPE bottles used for chilled juice drinks.  The company will use 30%...
Recycling rollercoaster

Recycling market sentiment report: August 2018 to August 2019

Those in the market know where recycling prices are headed best. They know where OCC, News & Pam, mixed paper, PET bottles, HDPE bottles,...
plastic

MOL Group and APK AG sign agreement to complete plastic recovery plant

Oil and gas company MOL Group and manufacturer APK AG have signed a strategic cooperation agreement which will see MOL support the completion of...
Recycled paper pulp

China implements tariffs on recycled pulp and finished cardboard products

In retaliation to tariffs imposed by the United States, China has put tariffs on recycled pulp from paper and cardboard and also on finished...
Recycling market

Recycling prices and market commentary: 3 August 2018

In terms of recycling prices, it was a quiet week with not much movement across most material grades. Indeed, many market participants are on holiday,...
Smufit Kappa Group

Smurfit Kappa benefits from low recovered fibre prices

Packaging company Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has released its half yearly accounts which show that its total revenue was helped by lower recovered fibre prices.   The Group reported pre-tax...
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