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...
Biffa truck in London

Biffa revenues up 8.8 per cent

Biffa’s annual results have been published today showing ‘strong growth in revenue, profits and cash flows’. The UK waste management company has also announced...
Large cap companies are investing in green economy

Report provides green economy investment data

It’s often claimed the green economy provides a significant investment opportunity, but the data to support this has thus far been scant. A new report...
Cardboard recycling

Recycling Market Commentary and Prices: 8 June 2018

This week was certainly interesting in the recycled paper market even if prices didn't change, for reasons outlined below. Metals also saw a price boost...

Recyclers may see more material from retailers

Good weather and multiple bank holidays throughout May led to improved retail sales last month.  This could mean that arisings of recyclable material, will have increased over the last...
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...
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