Steve Wong Fukutomi Company

Steve Wong warns that Malaysia could be next to impose restrictions on imported recycled...

Malaysia could follow the example of Vietnam and Thailand and halt imports on recycled plastic scrap. Fukutomi Company managing director and China Scrap Plastics Association...
Recycling market

Recycling Market Commentary and Prices: 29 June 2018

China continues to dominate what is going on in the recycling market and market prices, whether it is on a weekly basis or the...
China recycling

Is China planning a complete ban on solid waste imports by end 2020?

An official Chinese Government document has said that the country plans to ban solid waste imports by the end of 2020. The Chinese Central Committee...
Thailand plastic and e-waste recycling

Thailand delays granting waste import licenses ahead of expected ban

The Department of Industrial Works (DIW) in Thailand has announced that it will delay the granting of new waste import licenses for scrap plastic...

Axion Recycling bought by S Norton & Co

S Norton & Co has announced that it has bought the entire share capital of Axion Recycling from the five individual investors who have owned the company since...
Cargo ship

New study finds that 111m metric tonnes of plastic waste will be displaced following...

Scientists from the University of Georgia (UGA) have calculated that about 111 million metric tonnes of plastic waste is going to be displaced up to 2030 due to the...
Thai Environment Minister

Thailand considering 100% inspections on recycled plastic and e-waste imports

A 100% inspection regime is being considered on containers of recycled plastic and e-waste by the Government of Thailand. Minister for Natural Resources and Environment...

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...
Copper recycling

Recycling Market Commentary and Prices: 22 June 2018

China's economy and its regulations weighed heavily on the recycling market and recycling prices this week with news suggesting the export of recyclables to...
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...
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