plastics

Drastic drop in exports outside the EU expected following adoption of Norway proposal, says...

Following the Conference of Parties meeting where 180 governments adopted the Norway proposal to move mixed plastic waste to the ‘amber list’, FEAD...
black plastic

Recycling prices and market commentary: 17 May 2019

In the week that the Resources and Waste Strategy consultation that included extended producer responsibility reform, it was the PRN/PERN system that...
cargo

Recycling export report: plastics (March 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 (March 2019)

Overall, figures from the latest HMRC export data showed that mixed paper and OCC decreased in demand in March, while news & pams saw some...
ship

Mixed plastic exports put on amber list at Basel Convention meeting

The 14th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention has agreed to put mixed, unrecyclable and contaminated plastic waste exports...
HDPE bottles recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 10 May 2019

The recycling industry reported that it was another quiet week this week with trading volumes still low. Partly, this...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 3 May 2019

Recyclers were not particularly active in the market this week with trading volumes of recyclable materials generally reported as low.
manufacturing

UK manufacturing growth stalled in April

UK:  The increase in manufacturing operations in March came to a halt into April, as rates of expansion in output and new orders...
bales

Recycling prices and market commentary: 26 April 2019

The plastic PRN/PERN price has reached £180 per tonne this week, as indicative data showed that 2019 compliance was looking more and...
waste

Plastic waste from the UK is being smuggled into Malaysia

Plastic waste is being smuggled into Malaysia using shipping containers that are being falsely declared as another type of import that does...
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