Cardboard OCC

Recycling prices and market commentary: 10 November 2023

Although it was a relatively quiet week for underlying prices, the PRN/PERN bumped up for plastics and to an extent paper grades.
Smurfit Kappa

Smurfit Kappa Group reveal €1.6 billion profits for first nine months of FY2023 

Smurfit Kappa Group has announced it has made £1.6 billion (£1.4 billion) net profit for the nine months to 30 September 2023. 
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 3 November 2023

After the big prices drops experienced by some grades last week, this week saw more stability and even some small rebound.

Paper-based poppy replaces plastic for Poppy Appeal 2023 

A new plastic-free poppy has been unveiled at the launch of Poppy Appeal 2023.  The paper poppy has been...
Mixed plastics

Recycling prices and market commentary: 27 October 2023

The plastic and paper markets received a shock this week as falling prices hit businesses hard. For the former,...

Essity turning food and beverage cartons into tissue products in France

Hygiene and health company Essity has inaugurated the first line in the world where used food and drink cartons are turned into...

Defra outlines Simpler Recycling and how every household and business will have same materials...

Defra has outlined some of the detail of its Simpler Recycling programme as well as a crackdown on illegal waste operators.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 20 October 2023

A fall in the price of the PRN/PERN helped to push down physical plastic packaging grades this week, but there was a...

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...

Recycled paper export report: August 2023

These are the latest HMRC export figures for August 2023 for key paper and cardboard grades. Only destinations of more than 1,000...
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