cardboard

Recycling Market Commentary and Prices: 1 June 2018

There has been a lot going on this week that could fundamentally affect the UK recycling market. For a start, there was the announcement that...
Packaging manufacturing

UK and Chinese manufacturing improves, Europe weakens a little

Demand for recycled materials from manufacturers looks set to remain relatively stable, if current manufacturing conditions continue. In the UK, the manufacturing outlook improved slightly...
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...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling market conditions: looking ahead (21 May 2018)

Economic conditions this week could help to provide some support for price rises across some recycling grades. First of all, sterling dropped below the $1.34...
Aluminium can recycling

Recycling Market Commentary: 18 May 2018

Although the market continued to tick along this week, there appear to be some challenges ahead that are worrying participants. Fallout from China's bans and...
cargo ship

Recycling export report: plastic (March 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...
Recycling exports container ship

Recycling export report: paper (March 2018)

India stepped up its purchases of recovered paper grades in March, according to the latest official HMRC export data. While China also improved in how...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling market conditions: looking ahead (14 May 2018)

Last week was dominated by OCC and this week looks set to be exactly the same. In recent weeks, a wide spread has opened between...
Cardboard recycling

Recycling Market Commentary: 11 May 2018

It was mostly a situation where the recycling market was ticking along this week, with one big exception. The OCC market remains very strange, with...

Easter impacts on UK non-food retail sales – will arisings be lower?

It appears that the Easter half-term took its toll on non-food retail sales during April 2018, with this likely to mean there could be less...
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