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International Paper advances on £5bn takeover bid for DS Smith

In a significant development in the paper and packaging industry, US-based International Paper is reportedly close to announcing a formal offer for...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 5 April 2024

Some paper and metal grades saw more price increases this week, but plastics were steady again for another week.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 29 March 2024

Trading for paper and cardboard for April kicked off this week and that helped to see some grades rise in value.

Veolia urges Government to boost Plastic Packaging Tax

Resource management company Veolia has called on the Government to increase the Plastic Packaging Tax to encourage more use of recycled content...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 22 March 2024

The recycling industry is stuck at the moment, needing something to push it one way or the other. Prices...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 15 March 2024

For paper and plastics, it was a week of little change, although there was some activity in the metals market.

Capri-Sun introduces recyclable pouches in UK

Capri-Sun, the popular juice drink brand, has announced that it will launch recyclable pouches in the UK by the end of the...

Recycling industry welcomes France’s move to tighten EU packaging rules

The recycling industry in Europe has expressed its support for France's initiative to add a clause to the EU packaging rules that...

Northern Ireland consults on committing to EU Circular Economy Package

A new consultation titled Rethinking Our Resources: Measures for Climate Action and a Circular Economy in NI has been launched by the Department of...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 8 March 2024

Some grades such as OCC and PET bottles have risen in price in recent weeks but other grades have seen a different...
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