China recycling inspections ports that solid waste

China issues draft law to ban import of all solid waste

A consultation has been launched by the Chinese Government on new laws that would see a full ban on imports of all solid wastes...
Cardboard recycling

Recycling Market Commentary and Prices: 8 June 2018

This week was certainly interesting in the recycled paper market even if prices didn't change, for reasons outlined below. Metals also saw a price boost...
Cargo ship

Recycling export report: plastic (July 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 volume  Exports...
Poland Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Environment Minister Henryk Kowalczyk

Poland to ban municipal waste imports

The Polish Government has announced its intention to ban municipal waste imports. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced new legislation on waste management as a result of...

LyondellBasell and SUEZ finalise recycled plastic facility joint venture

A 50/50 joint venture between Dutch plastics and chemicals company LyondellBasell and French recycling and waste firm SUEZ to create Quality Circular Polymers (QCP)...

Export report: plastics (Dec 17)

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

Taiwan closes the door on plastic and bans mixed paper

Taiwan, the last Asian market for recovered plastic, has put the world on notice that it's about to close its doors. A report by the...
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...
Tan Cang -Cai Mep port

Vietnam to introduce 100% container inspections, plus load deposits

A document published by Vietnam Customs has shown that the country will introduce 100% container inspections for recycling imports. Following an increase in the number...
plastic recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 21 September 2018

There is a lot of worry about in the recycling market at the moment, with genuine fears around where to send material, how to...
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