Plastic

Malaysia issue permanent ban on import of plastic waste

Malaysia has issued a permanent ban on the import of plastic waste according to its Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.  The Minister also said that...
bales

Recycling prices and commentary: 14 September 2018

There wasn't too much change this week for recycling prices, with only metals showing any real changes. But there is a view that change is...
Copper recycling

Secondary markets commentary- 16 February 2018

FROM 16TH FEBRUARY 2018 INTELLIGENCE REPORT: It was a rather sluggish market this week with not a huge amount of movement in price, or indeed...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Annual paper production has decreased while plastics remain stable

According to the office of national statistics big manufacturers of paper and paperboard have seen a 50.2% decrease in their sales since 2008 with...
FROMM plant

ALPLA and FROMM collaborate to increase PET recycling rates

Austrian packaging solutions company ALPLA and packaging system business FROMM have agreed to collaborate to try and increase PET recycling rates and reduce CO2 emissions.  Both companies...
plant

Five chemical recycling plants to be built in Indonesia by UK firm

Recycling firm Plastic Energy has reached an agreement with West Java in Indonesia to build five chemical recycling plants.  
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...
paper

Recycling Market Commentary: 4 May 2018

Clearly, the news that the Chinese Government intends to suspend imports of recycled material from the United States for a month, will have a...

Loop Industries to help L’Oréal close its loop on PET plastic packaging

Sustainable packaging company Loop Industries has announced that it has signed a letter of intent with cosmetics brand L’Oréal Group to help close the...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 24 August 2018

While recycling prices remained stable for almost all recycled grades this week, there are things happening in the background that could make September more...
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