Bans on plastic recycling imports put in place in Vietnam and Thailand: paper restrictions...

Exporters of recycled plastics will face more challenges finding markets after more bans on imports have been announced from Vietnam and Thailand. Shipping company APL...
China recycling inspections ports that solid waste

Chinese companies need to reapply for waste import licenses

China's General Administration of Customs (GAC) has announced that companies that import waste materials into the country must reapply for their licenses and revealed...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola joins PET chemical recycling project

PET chemical recycling project DEMETO has announced that the Coca-Cola Company will join its Industrial Advisory Board (IAB).   DEMETO is a European project financed by...
Copper recycling

Secondary markets commentary- 16 February 2018

FROM 16TH FEBRUARY 2018 INTELLIGENCE REPORT: It was a rather sluggish market this week with not a huge amount of movement in price, or indeed...

Shipping lines could lose 5 million teu from China recyclate ban

Research from Drewry Maritime Advisers has suggested that the ban on certain recyclable materials by China could cost shipping lines up to 4-5 million...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

China imposes 25% tariff on recycled materials from United States

A 25% tariff will be placed on exports of waste paper and scrap metal from the United States and Canada into China. From 23 August,...
Plastic bottle bales PET

Recycling Market Commentary and Prices: 25 May 2018

This week saw some upwards movement in the price of certain recyclable plastics grades, and a slight cooling of OCC. PET, HDPE and LDPE all...
Zuraida Kamaruddin

Malaysia suspends recycled plastics imports for three months

The Government of Malaysia has suspended the import licenses of 114 recycled plastics companies in the country for three months. Effectively, this means that imports...

Müller to increase use of recycled plastic by acquiring milk packaging facilities

British company, Müller, has said it is intending to acquire the capability to manufacture its own fresh milk packaging in the UK.  The company said this move...

France slaps record fine on company that had containers returned from Malaysia

A record fine of €192,000 (£164,000) has been given to an unnamed French recycling broker after it had containers returned from Malaysia.
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