Recycling prices and market commentary: 4 December 2020

Increasing PRN/PERN prices helped prices of packaging plastics this week, while metal grades were also up to. There was...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 8 May 2020

A little early ahead of the UK bank holiday weekend, this week was characterised by a generally quieter recycling market.
HDPE bottles recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 25 October 2019

With the National Packaging Waste Database Q3 data being published this week, this had an impact on PRN/PERN prices.
Plastic bottle bales PET

Secondary Markets Commentary – 23 February 2018

There was a little more optimism in the market this week for those trading packaging plastics. But it was a much tougher market for those in...
Chinese mixed paper Japan

China highlights legal route for importing recyclate in WTO submission

A submission by China to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has noted that there remains a legal method for importing recyclate into...
Romanian illegal tyre exports from UK

Romania to increase waste inspections after significant rise in illegal imports

The Romanian Government has ordered its Border Police and Environmental Guard to increase inspections of imports following a huge rise in the...
Aleris HQ

Novelis buys rolled aluminium producer Aleris

Major aluminium recycler and aluminium rolling business Novelis has bought global supplier of rolled aluminium products Aleris Corporation. A...
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc

No new recycling import licenses Vietnam Prime Minister orders

No new recycling import licenses are to be issued by the Vietnamese Government, following an order from the Prime Minister. Nguyen Xuan Phuc also said...

Advertising Standards Agency warns over misleading ‘recyclable’ and ‘biodegradable’ terms

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has warned that it will look into brands using misleading terms such as 'recyclable' and 'biodegradable' on...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 31 May 2019

The plastic PRN/PERN price continued to dominate conversations this week, in what was otherwise a still overall quiet market.
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