Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc

Vietnam Prime Minister orders review of existing recycling import quotas

A review into existing recycling import quotas is about to be undertaken by the Vietnamese Government. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Ministry of...
US Congress

United States Trade Representative says China waste import ban is issue “to be addressed”

The United States Trade Representative has included China's ban on importing recyclable materials as one of a number of measures that need...
China recycling inspections ports that solid waste

Chinese companies need to reapply for waste import licenses

China's General Administration of Customs (GAC) has announced that companies that import waste materials into the country must reapply for their licenses and revealed...
Emilio Braghi

Novelis aiming to be climate neutral by 2050 at latest

Aluminium rolling and recycling business Novelis has announced that it intends to be climate neutral by 2050 at the latest.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 8 November 2019

The recovered fibre market slumped again this week, in what is proving to be a very difficult market for recycled paper.
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 15 July 2022

Many in the market seem to be employing a 'buy what you need' strategy rather than attempting to stock up for the...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 11 February 2022

It was a strangely reluctant market this week, where traders didn't seem to want to commit. Possibly, this was...

Circular economy is not the panacea many hoped for says Lancaster University Management School

A study undertaken by Lancaster University Management School has suggested that the circular economy risks becoming counterproductive unless it stops being referred...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 1 November 2019

Paper and plastic recycling markets remain in very different places at the moment. While the market for plastic packaging...
Aluminium can recycling

Could China tariffs on US scrap aluminium lead to higher prices here?

China has retaliated against the tariffs imposed by the United States by proposing tariffs against US products including aluminium scrap. US President Donald Trump last...
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