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Recycled plastic export report: April 2021

Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively...
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Recycled paper export report: April 2021

April was a weaker month for paper grade exports with OCC, news & pam and mixed all seeing lower tonnage leave the...
HDPE milk bottles

Recycling prices and market commentary: 11 June 2021

There was a mixed picture this week for the recycling sector, but most price adjustments tended to be downwards rather than upwards.
Unilever paper-based detergent bottle

Unilever unveils first paper-based laundry detergent bottle

Multinational brand Unilever has developed a paper-based laundry detergent bottle that is designed to be recycled in the paper stream.
TONTOTON

Credit scheme launched to help collect unrecyclable plastic in Vietnam

Companies will soon be able to purchase plastic credits for the collection of unrecyclable plastics and prevent them from entering oceans.
Olmuksan International Paper

Mondi completes acquisition of Turkish paper mill firm Olmuksan

Packaging giant Mondi has completed the acquisition of Turkish paper mill company Olmuksan from International Paper. It has paid...
FCC LDPE recycling plant

Sorting phase of Spanish domestic LDPE recycling plant completed

The sorting phase of FCC's domestic LDPE recycling pilot plant in Spain has been completed by Stadler. Spanish waste...
Lucozade

Lucozade bottle to be made from 100% rPET and more recyclable

Suntory Beverage and Food Great Britain & Ireland (SBF GB&I) is investing £6 million to make its Lucozade bottle from 100% rPET...
HDPE milk bottles

Recycling prices and market commentary 4 June 2021

For those that were trading, some paper and plastic grades increased in price, even though it was generally a quiet week.
US Congress

United States proposes WTO investigation into recycled plastics trade

A proposal has been made by the United States for an investigation into improving the recycled plastics trade to the World Trade...
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