Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 13 May 2022

It was a week when the market generally took a step back and tried to work out what the next few months...
OPRL packaging recycling label

OPRL calls on Government to legislate for simple packaging recycling label

On-pack labelling organisation OPRL is launching a campaign that calls for the Government to legislate for a simple recycling design for packaging.
ALPLA facility at Anagni

ALPLA investing €5 million in food-grade rPET extrusion system

Italian plastic packaging group ALPLA will invest €5 million (£4.42 million) to create an extrusion system for rPET at its site in...
Biffa Polymers

Biffa to increase HDPE recycling capacity by 50% at Washington facility

Biffa has revealed that it plans to increase its HDPE recycling capacity by 50% at its Biffa Polymers plant in Washington.
MBA Factory

Plastics recycler to open fourth UK facility

Plastics recycler MBA Polymers is to open a site in Cambridgeshire in September.
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.
Busan Port South Korea

South Korea to introduce full inspection of recycled paper imports and plans PET bottle...

The Ministry of Environment in South Korea has said that it is planning to introduce full inspections of recycled paper imports and...

Malaysian plastic recycler reports handling 28% more material after China ban

The ban on imports of plastics to China has led to one Malaysian recycling company handling 28% more material. In an interview with the Xinhua news...

Thai company SCG Packaging buys Peute

Paper and plastics recycler Peute has been bought by Thai company SCG Packaging. The acquisition will enable SCG Packaging...
Recycled paper pulp

Recycling prices and market commentary: 18 November 2022

The market is all about the PRN/PERN at the moment and that is helping to support what would otherwise be a fragile...
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