Shipping lines could lose 5 million teu from China recyclate ban

Research from Drewry Maritime Advisers has suggested that the ban on certain recyclable materials by China could cost shipping lines up to 4-5 million...
Recycling market week ahead

Market conditions: looking ahead

Has the market reached rock bottom as yet? There are some in the market who think it has, while some aren't so sure. Certainly, in...

Recycling export report: paper (April 2018)

Overall, OCC export figures from the latest official HMRC export data were down in April, with most countries not purchasing as much compared to the previous month.   Mixed paper exports grew however, as did...
plastics

Recycling export report: plastic (April 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  Don’t...
Plastic bottle bales PET

Recycling Market Commentary and Prices: 25 May 2018

This week saw some upwards movement in the price of certain recyclable plastics grades, and a slight cooling of OCC. PET, HDPE and LDPE all...
DS Smith annual report

DS Smith profits up 21 per cent

DS Smith profits jumped by more than a fifth in the last year. Its latest annual report, covering the year to 30 April 2018,...
paper

Asia Pulp and Paper to build new paper mill in India

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has announced that it is developing a 5 million tonne per annum, greenfield pulp and paper plant...
plastic

Secondary markets commentary – 26 January 2018

FROM THE 26TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT: Paper grades tumbled in value this week as a range of factors combined to push prices lower. While plastics...
Plastic bottle bales PET

Recycling Market Commentary: 6 April 2018

With this being the one week when all schools are closed for Easter, many market participants were taking the opportunity to have a week's...

Secondary Markets Commentary – 9 March 2018

Material is moving, but market continues to be in winter with no signs of spring emerging as yet It has to be said that the...
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