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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...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling market conditions: looking ahead (30 April 2018)

This week could prove to be a good one for exporters, with the pound falling against the dollar compared to last week. Two weeks ago,...
Recycling rollercoaster

Recycling market sentiment report: where is the market headed? May 2018 to May 2019

This REB market sentiment report is a survey of key stakeholders in the recycling market of where they believe the market is headed in...
Recycling market

Recycling Market Commentary: 27 April 2018

There is a little bit more optimism in the recycling market this week. As we head into May, there is a view that things may...

Chinese Environment Minister promises more adjustments to waste banned list plus stricter enforcement

More waste materials are likely to be banned from being imported into China, according to the country's Environment Minister. Speaking at a research meeting with...
China recycling inspections ports that solid waste

China cracks down on illegal waste imports under second phase of Blue Sky 2018

A second phase of China's Blue Sky 2018 waste import inspection regime has seen customs officials targeting illegal waste. From 29 March to 2 April,...

China bans waste industrial plastics too

After banning almost all plastics at the beginning of this year, the Chinese Government has now announced it will ban the remaining ones that...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling market conditions: looking ahead (23 April 2018)

Exporters look likely to benefit from a lower pound this week, as the value of it against the dollar fell back this morning, and...
Cardboard recycling

Recycling market commentary: 20 April 2018

It is a strange market at the moment, with people searching for markets and how best to serve them. This is reflected in the fact...

Recycling export report: plastic (February 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...
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