Container ship under Golden Gate Bridge

China suspends all shipments of recycled materials from the US for one month

As of today (4 May 2018), the Chinese Government has effectively banned all shipments of recycled materials from the United States until 4 June...
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Recycling Prices and Market Commentary: 22 March 2019

The PRN/PERN market was the key conversation point for the recycling market again this week. Volatility was particularly prevalent...

Secondary Markets Commentary – 9 March 2018

Material is moving, but market continues to be in winter with no signs of spring emerging as yet It has to be said that the...
Recycling market week ahead

Market conditions – looking ahead (5 March 2018)

Now that the weather across the UK is improving, we should expect more of a return towards normal this week. The heavy snow and strong...
CEPI

Recycling prices and market commentary: 1 March 2019

Export markets helped drive some paper grades up this week, with other materials relatively stable. HDPE bottles saw a...
plastic

Indorama Ventures and Loop industries join forces to manufacture sustainable polyester resin

Petrochemical company Indorama Ventures and technology innovator Loop Industries has joined forces to manufacture sustainable polyester resin to meet the demand from packaging companies. This...
cargo ship

Recycling export report: plastic (March 2018)

Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively small in...
Tan Cang -Cai Mep port

Vietnam ports place restrictions on plastics and paper recycling imports

Two key Vietnamese ports have imposed restrictions on the import of recycled paper and plastics following a build-up of unclaimed containers. Over 8,000 containers of...
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Recycling prices and market commentary: 13 July 2018

Uncertainty continues to dominate the thoughts of those in the sector, with recycling prices remaining volatile. Paper grades were up a little for some and...
PET bottle

Study finds that 200,00 tonnes of PET recycling capacity in Europe is not being...

A recent evaluation of PET recycling facilities across Europe has found that there is a gap of 200,000 tonnes between available PET recycling capacity and what is actually being used.  The...
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