Plastic recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 15 February 2019

There wasn't a lot of love around for the recycling market this week with traders rightly looking for romance elsewhere.

Coca-Cola HBC opens 30,000 tonnes per year PET recycling plant in Italy

A 30,000 tonnes per year recycling plant has been opened by Coca-Cola HBC in Italy. Following an investment of...
Greiner Recycling

Greiner Packaging buys recycled PET flake producer ALWAG

Austrian firm Greiner Packaging has acquired Serbian recycled PET flake producer ALWAG. It now means that Greiner Packaging has...

Berry Global gets RecyClass certification for the recycled content in its plastic sacks

The refuse sack business belonging to Berry Global has become the first in the UK to get RecyClass Recycled Content certification for...

LyondellBasell and LEGO owner KIRKBI invest in LDPE recycling technology firm APK

Chemical firm LyondellBasell and KIRKBI (owner of LEGO) have announced they will jointly invest in LDPE recycling technology business APK.
Cadbury Packaging

Mondelez International and PepsiCo agree to cut use of virgin plastic

Cadbury owner Mondelez International and drinks and snack company PepsiCo have said they will reduce the use of virgin plastic in their...

Philips’ packaging to be 100% recycled paper across its home appliances portfolio

Versuni, which owns the Philips home appliances brand, has announced that it will introduce packaging made with 100% recycled paper across the...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 26 May 2023

Ahead of the Bank Holiday Weekend, market participants seemed more interested in the sunny weather than trading. This was...

Food and Drink Federation warn of centralised and costly Extended Producer Responsibility system

The Food and Drink Federation has said that the Government's proposed Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) system is too centralised and costly.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 7 December 2018

One of the strange things about the recycling market in 2018 has been the ever increasing importance of the PRN/PERN market to the physical...
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