adidas to only use recycled polyester from 2024

Sportswear brand adidas has said that it will only use recycled polyester from 2024 instead of the virgin material.
Yeo Bee Yin

Malaysia has shut down 228 plastic recycling plants

A total of 228 plastic recycling plants have been closed by the Malaysia Government up to January, it has revealed.
plastics

Recycling prices and market commentary: 7 February 2020

Recycled plastics and paper packaging grades saw some uplift this week due to the increase of the PRN/PERN for both.
UPM Raflatac recycled plastic label

UPM Raflatac develops label with post-consumer and post-industrial recycled plastic content

A new recycled content label for home and personal care products has been developed by UPM Raflatac. The PE...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 31 January 2020

The coronavirus outbreak in China had a major impact on non-ferrous and ferrous metal prices this week, forcing them downwards.
Container

Recycled plastic export report: November 2019

Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively...
bales

Recycling prices and market commentary: 24 January 2020

It was definitely a week for taking stock for UK recyclers, taking the opportunity for assessing where they are and where they...
Yeo Bee Yin

Malaysia to launch plan for enforcement of plastic import rules

Following the repatriation of 150 containers of illegal plastic waste, the Malaysian Government has announced that it will launch its National Action...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 17 January 2020

Recyclate buyers and sellers will have found very different market conditions depending on what material they were trading in this week.
Laem Chabang port

Thailand bans plastics and metals imports into Bangkok port and places restrictions on Laem...

Recycled plastics, electronics waste and metals imports have been banned by Thailand into its Bangkok port with immediate effect.
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