Recycling rollercoaster

Recycling Market Prices Sentiment Report: June 2018 to June 2019

In last month's market sentiment report on where recycling market stakeholders think prices are headed, there was a sense of optimism. But this seems to...
Container ship under Golden Gate Bridge

Shipping of recyclable materials resumes from US to China

CCIC North America has confirmed that the temporary ban on shipping recyclable materials from the United States to China has now ended. In a letter...

Indonesia imposes 100% inspections on recycled paper imports – and other recyclables too?

A 100% inspection regime has been placed on containers shipping recycled paper into Indonesia. The rules were implemented on 1 April, but have only come...

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...
China recycling inspections ports that solid waste

Chinese customs imposes 100% inspections on recyclable materials

An announcement by China's General Administration of Customs appears to show that 100% inspections will be required on permitted export of recyclable materials. Currently, CCIC...
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...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling market conditions: looking ahead (14 May 2018)

Last week was dominated by OCC and this week looks set to be exactly the same. In recent weeks, a wide spread has opened between...
Cardboard recycling

Recycling Market Commentary: 11 May 2018

It was mostly a situation where the recycling market was ticking along this week, with one big exception. The OCC market remains very strange, with...
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