plastic

Recycling prices and market commentary: 23 November 2018

Aluminium and plastic PRNs are the main story this week, with prices rising even higher. As reported last week, the Advisory Committee on Packaging has...
Spanish packaging company Europac makes shelf ready packaging

DS Smith plan to buy Spanish paper packaging company

FTSE-100 packaging company DS Smith has revealed plans to buy Spanish rival Europac at a cost of almost £1.7 million. Europac is currently a 42%...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling market conditions: looking ahead (30 April 2018)

This week could prove to be a good one for exporters, with the pound falling against the dollar compared to last week. Two weeks ago,...
Thai Environment Minister

Thailand considering 100% inspections on recycled plastic and e-waste imports

A 100% inspection regime is being considered on containers of recycled plastic and e-waste by the Government of Thailand. Minister for Natural Resources and Environment...
Plastic

Recycling export report: plastics (October 2018)

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

Lee & Man investigating new recycled paper mill in Myanmar

Chinese company Lee & Man is looking into building a new recycled paper mill in Myanmar. A meeting has been held between Lee & Man...
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc

No new recycling import licenses Vietnam Prime Minister orders

No new recycling import licenses are to be issued by the Vietnamese Government, following an order from the Prime Minister. Nguyen Xuan Phuc also said...
China customs officials Hangzhou

China’s Hangzhou Customs sent back 3,200 tonnes of waste paper in past month

A total of 3,200 tonnes of waste paper has been rejected and sent back to its country of origin by Hangzhou Customs in the...

Recycling export report: paper (January 2018)

The latest export data is of particular interest as it represents the first month under which the Chinese ban of mixed paper was enforced. And...
ship

Recycling export report: paper (July 2018)

Overall, OCC and mixed paper export figures from the latest HMRC export data were down in July, with the majority of countries choosing not...
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