Over 500 containers of waste rejected by Vietnam

More than 500 containers of waste have been repatriated by Vietnamese customs officials up to June 2019. Vietnam Deputy...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 30 August 2019

September's recycling market was hoped to bring back some life for certain grades, and there is some evidence that this happened.

Recycling export report: paper (June 2019)

June 2019 was not a bad month for exports of recyclable paper, according to the latest HMRC export data.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 23 August 2019

Yet again, the plastic PRN/PERN price was the main outstanding event of the week in the recycling industry. With...

Mixed paper exports to Indonesia currently prohibited

Exports of mixed paper to Indonesia are effectively banned at present. With the inspection agency Baltic Control not inspecting...

China seizes 111,100 tonnes of illegal waste in new Blue Sky crackdown

China's General Administration of Customs has reported that it has captured 111,100 tonnes of illegal waste as part of the second phase...
HDPE bottles recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 16 August 2019

Plastic volatility continues to affect the market, despite the summer slowdown. With the plastic PRN/PERN price all over the...

Australia to ban export of recyclable materials

The Australian Government is planning to ban exports of recycled paper, plastics, glass and tyres. Following a meeting of...
Cardboard OCC

Recycling prices and market commentary: 9 August 2019

Recycled plastic trade into Europe slowed a little this week, but orders were still forthcoming as prices continued to rise.
Plastic waste Indonesia

Indonesia planning to require recyclate exporters to register

Recyclate exporters may soon need to register with Indonesian authorities and face a tougher inspection regime. The country's Director...
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