Warehouse

UK and US manufacturing operations improve, while Eurozone growth slumps

UK:  The UK’s manufacturing sector mildly improved in its performance throughout September. At 53.8, the IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI)has remained above the neutral 50.0...
Recycling market

Recycling prices and market commentary: 5 October 2018

October is normally one of the busiest times in the year for the trade of recyclable commodities in the build-up to Christmas. But 2018 looks...
plastics

Recycling prices and market commentary: 28 September 2018

There were small adjustments in the recycling market this week on certain grades ahead of expected deeper prices change. Copper and brass grades saw the...
plastic recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 21 September 2018

There is a lot of worry about in the recycling market at the moment, with genuine fears around where to send material, how to...
Biffa truck in London

Biffa trading update shows evidence of price recovery

Biffa has issued its trading update ahead of its half-yearly result announcement which shows that recycled paper markets have gradually stabilised, with evidence of...
bales

Recycling prices and commentary: 14 September 2018

There wasn't too much change this week for recycling prices, with only metals showing any real changes. But there is a view that change is...
Cargo ship

Recycling export report: plastic (July 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...
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...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 7 September 2018

Cardboard remained a strange material in the recycling market this week, with demand for it somewhere between desperate and not wanted. This has led to...
black plastic

Recycling prices and market commentary: 31 August 2018

With it being the week of the only summer Bank Holiday in the UK, recycling markets were inevitably quiet as people took the opportunity...
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