Recycling export report: plastics (April 2019)

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

Recycling export report: paper (April 2019)

Overall, figures from the latest HMRC data showed that exports of OCC and mixed paper improved in April, while news & pams saw some decreases.  
HDPE bottles recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 7 June 2019

Recycled plastic traders are speculating on PRN/PERN prices and helping to push the price of both up. We understand,...
retail

Retail sales witnessed the biggest decline in sales since 1995

Retail sales saw the biggest decrease in sales on record said the British Retail Consortium (BRC), as May 2019 delivered political and economy...
cargo ship

EU Member States should not commit to Norway plastic ban, says FEAD

FEAD has expressed concerns regarding the adoption of the Norway proposal by the 180 governments in the Basel Convention, as it believes exporting...
Manufacturing warehouse

UK, US, China and Eurozone manufacturing slumps

UK:  The UK manufacturing industry showed increased signs of renewed contraction in May, as the headline seasonally adjusted IHS...
paper

Stora Enso to convert paper mill into packaging board mill

Renewable material firm Stora Enso has revealed plans to invest EUR 350 million (£309 million) to convert the Oulu paper mill in Finland into...
CEPI

Recycling prices and market commentary: 31 May 2019

The plastic PRN/PERN price continued to dominate conversations this week, in what was otherwise a still overall quiet market.
Hangzhou Customs waste paper

China set to publish law on banning imports of recyclable materials

The Chinese Government has said it expects to publish its revised Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Wastes law soon.

Malaysia to send illegally imported contaminated plastic waste back to the UK

Malaysia will be sending back 450 metric tonnes of contaminated plastic waste imported illegally from countries including the UK, US and China,...
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