Recycling market

Recycling prices and market commentary: 3 August 2018

In terms of recycling prices, it was a quiet week with not much movement across most material grades. Indeed, many market participants are on holiday,...
cargo ship

No real growth in global manufacturing suggests no change in demand for recycled materials

  Manufacturing worldwide was subdued in July, with little change on the month before.   For recyclers, it suggests that demand is set to remain constant if...
Aluminium can recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 27 July 2018

Uncertainty is the key word that keeps coming up when you talk to anyone in the recycling market at present. Fear of a complete China...
Recycling market

Recycling prices and market commentary: 20 July 2018

The news for the recycling market this week has been dominated by the draft law published by the Chinese Government showing that it intends...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Annual paper production has decreased while plastics remain stable

According to the office of national statistics big manufacturers of paper and paperboard have seen a 50.2% decrease in their sales since 2008 with...
cargo ship

Recycling export report: plastic (May 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...
cargo ship

Recycling export report: paper (May 2018)

Overall OCC and mixed paper export figures from the latest official figures from HMRC export data were up from May, with more countries purchasing...
pet

Recycling prices and market commentary: 13 July 2018

Uncertainty continues to dominate the thoughts of those in the sector, with recycling prices remaining volatile. Paper grades were up a little for some and...
Tesco

Retail sale improvement should see more material available

More recyclable material should be in the system following a decent month for retail sales in June. Good weather helped to encourage shoppers, and this...
US tariffs on waste paper

New US tariffs on waste paper and plastics

A new set of tariffs has been announced by the United States on Chinese goods including on waste paper and plastics. If approved, these could...
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