Recycling prices and market commentary: 20 November 2020

December is very much on the minds of recyclate traders at the moment, and this has helped to start some movement after...
Ben Richardson Valpak

Ben Richardson’s PRN market report: June 2022

Well, quite a bit has happened since my last report, hence the quiet couple of months.  Extended Producer Responsibility...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 24 May 2019

Crazily high prices are being paid for plastic packaging grades at the moment, and crazily low prices for recycled paper grades.
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 18 December 2020

Please note, this is the final report of 2020. The next one will be on 8 January 2021. Articles will continue to...
Mixed plastics

Recycling prices and market commentary: 8 January 2021

January 2021 so far has brought rising prices for many grades, albeit within difficult trading conditions. As has been...
LDPE film

Recycling prices and market commentary: 10 June 2022

It was a mixed market this week affected by holidays last week in the UK and this week in Europe.
Indian port

Ports and recyclers clash over Indian demurrage charges

Indian ports and recyclers are battling over whether demurrage charges should be placed on containers stuck at ports due to the national...

Defra outlines Simpler Recycling and how every household and business will have same materials...

Defra has outlined some of the detail of its Simpler Recycling programme as well as a crackdown on illegal waste operators.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 19 June 2020

Falling PRN/PERN values is the main area of concern for the recycling market this week with many key grades seeing a drop.
Malaysia plastic inspections

Malaysia looks set to delay paper and cardboard inspections again

Malaysia appears likely to delay imported paper and cardboard inspections after revealing it will put back implementing new rules on metal inspections.
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