Recycled paper export report: October 2023

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

Recycling prices and market commentary: 8 December 2023

Christmas is definitely at the forefront of minds on the market now with just two weeks of trading left before the big...
Miles Roberts DS Smith

Miles Roberts to step down as DS Smith chief executive

DS Smith chief executive Miles Roberts is to retire from his role by end of November 2025. In a...

Advertising Standards Agency warns over misleading ‘recyclable’ and ‘biodegradable’ terms

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has warned that it will look into brands using misleading terms such as 'recyclable' and 'biodegradable' on...

UKSSA welcomes launch of revised European data destruction standard

The United Kingdom Security Shredding Association (UKSSA) has welcomed the launch of a new revised European standard for the secure destruction of...
Cardboard OCC

Recycling prices and market commentary: 1 December 2023

This week saw higher prices for OCC, and lower prices for plastic packaging grades. But as we enter the...

European Parliament votes for separate collections of packaging for recycling by 2029

The European Parliament has voted to ensure that EU Member States collect 90% of materials contained in packaging separately by 2029. 
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 24 November 2023

There was a little bit of movement in some grades this week, especially where deep sea export was required.
Paper pulp

Recycled pulp mill for export set to be built in Queensland, Australia 

A pulp mill using recycled fibre is set to be built in Australia that will then export the output material. 

Smurfit Kappa Europe chief executive says we shouldn’t encourage reuse over recycling 

The boss of Smurfit Kappa Europe has warned that encouraging reuse over recycling could damage the recycling industry.  In...
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