Indonesia imposes 100% inspections on recycled paper imports – and other recyclables too?

A 100% inspection regime has been placed on containers shipping recycled paper into Indonesia. The rules were implemented on 1 April, but have only come...

Spectra Packaging launch post-consumer recycled plastic bottles with 10% minimum content

Spectra Packaging has announced the launch of post-consumer recycled (PCR10) plastic bottles as part of the company’s environmental initiatives.   These new products will see the company add a minimum of 10% PRC material,...
CEPI

Recycling prices and market commentary: 1 February 2019

Recovered fibre was the material that changed most dramatically this week with price falls seen across most grades. With...
plastic

Secondary markets commentary – 26 January 2018

FROM THE 26TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT: Paper grades tumbled in value this week as a range of factors combined to push prices lower. While plastics...
Vietnam recycling meeting

Vietnam sets out new standards for recycled plastics and paper imports

The Government of Vietnam has revealed its new national standards on how recycled plastics and paper can be imported into the country. These new regulations...
Hangzhou Customs waste paper

Is China going to allow imports of recycled material to continue?

China could be set to allow "high-quality" imports of recycled material to continue, despite the market expecting a ban by the end...

RPC Group acquire polythene film manufacturer Nordfolien

Flexible plastic packaging company RPC Group has announced that it has acquired design and polythene film manufacturer Nordfolien GmBH.  The company said that after the transformation of...
Plastic bottle bales PET

China launches Blue Sky 2018 to inspect waste imports

A new programme of inspections of waste imports has been launched by Chinese customs authorities. Blue Sky 2018 will run from March to December and...
Plastic bottle bales PET

Recycling Market Commentary: 6 April 2018

With this being the one week when all schools are closed for Easter, many market participants were taking the opportunity to have a week's...
Malaysia

100 illegal plastic recycling plants in Malaysia to be shut within three months 

According to the Malaysian Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change, and Environment Yeo Bee Yin, 100 illegal plastic waste recycling plants will...
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