Cardboard recycling

Recycling Market Commentary: 11 May 2018

It was mostly a situation where the recycling market was ticking along this week, with one big exception. The OCC market remains very strange, with...
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...
black plastic

Recycling prices and market commentary: 31 August 2018

With it being the week of the only summer Bank Holiday in the UK, recycling markets were inevitably quiet as people took the opportunity...

Secondary markets commentary – 2 February 2018

FROM THE 2ND FEBRUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT:  Paper grades fell even further this week with mixed paper in particular hit hard. Plastic bottles and film also...
Yeo Bee Yin Malaysia

Malaysian authorities shut down 139 illegal plastic recycling facilities

Malaysian authorities have shut down 139 illegal plastic recycling facilities this year, exceeding its target of 100 sites within the first three...
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...

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,...
cargo

Exports of waste plastics set for 6.5% EU tariff – other materials to face...

Waste plastics destined for recycling in the European Union are set to face a 6.5% tariff due to Brexit.
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...

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...
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