Recycling prices and market commentary: 22 January 2021
Discussions in the market continue to be dominated with the trade into Europe whether you are sending material there of not.
Defra set to end PRN system
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs looks set to abolish the existing PRN system from 2023, according to its consultation...
OPRL to add PP flexible bags to supermarket front of store collections
Packaging recycling label organisation OPRL is changing its rules to allow PP flexible bags to be collected at the front of large...
Recycling prices and market commentary: 5 July 2019
Pricing recycled plastic packaging bales was a challenge this week as a rapidly falling plastic PRN/PERN price hit hard.
France confirms law on recycled content in plastic bottles
France has confirmed that a new law has been introduced that will see minimum recycled content for plastic bottles.
Recycling prices and market commentary: 12 March 2021
There is a heatwave occurring in the paper market at the moment, with OCC especially hot. It also seems...
The Hut Group encouraging customers to return cosmetic packaging for recycling
Major online retailer The Hut Group (THG) has launched a recycling scheme for cosmetic packaging for its customers. The...
Zara Home and other related retailers fined for packaging non-compliance
High street retailer Zara Home and other businesses associated with it, have agreed to pay £26,000 in civil sanctions after failing to...
Mondi develops paper pallet wrap to replace plastic film
Paper manufacturer Mondi and Italian machine producer ACMI have developed a paper pallet wrap that can replace the traditional plastic film.
Recycling prices and market commentary: 1 February 2019
Recovered fibre was the material that changed most dramatically this week with price falls seen across most grades. With...