Recycling prices and market commentary: 7 May 2021

With the exception of industrial non-ferrous metals, it was a downward facing market for many grades of recycled materials this week.
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 28 August 2020

As we head towards the end of summer, the market for recyclate is looking ahead with a great deal of uncertainty.
China passes environmental pollution by solid waste law

United States calls on China to halt solid waste import ban in WTO complaint

The United States has complained to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) about China's solid waste import ban and called on it to...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 12 June 2020

A potential oversupply of PRNs hit the recycled plastic packaging market hard this week, with prices dropping as a result.
Biffa chief executive Michael Topham

Covid leads to £52.8 million loss for Biffa

Waste management company Biffa has recorded a £52.8 million statutory loss for its financial year up to the end of March 2021.

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.
Recycling market

Recycling prices and market commentary: 12 October 2018

In what is normally the busiest time of the year for the recycling market, trading volumes look set to be lower than in previous...
Vietnam recycling meeting

Vietnam to introduce new laws on recycling imports

The Government of Vietnam has begun a process that will lead to new laws and regulations developed on the import of recycled materials. A high-level...
Biffa truck in London

Strong commodity prices helped Biffa back into profitability in first half of financial year

Biffa has revealed that its operating profit has moved back into profit after suffering a loss in the first half of its...
Waste plastic will be used to make fuel for cargo ships

EuRIC calls for simplification of waste shipment regulations

Umbrella trade association EuRIC has said that waste shipment regulations should be simplified to align them with the EU Circular Economy Action...
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