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Waste plastic will be used to make fuel for cargo ships

Recycled plastic export report: June 2022

Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively...
Cardboard OCC

Recycling prices and market commentary: 19 August 2022

The influence of the PRN/PERN hung over the physical market this week helping to boost both plastic and paper prices.

BMW plans to use 100% recycled expanded polypropylene packaging if trial successful

Automotive manufacturer BMW has said it intends to use 100% recycled expanded polypropylene (EPP) packaging from 2024. Currently, the...

ALDI to trial clear HDPE caps on milk bottles

Supermarket ALDI is going to trail clear HDPE caps on milk bottles in Cheshire, Manchester and Liverpool. Its semi-skimmed...

Solihull man fined for sending illegal plastic waste to Indonesia

A former company director from Solihull has been fined £11,200 for sending illegal plastic waste to Indonesia. Tianyong Wang...
LDPE film

Recycling prices and market commentary: 12 August 2022

Summer trading can sometimes bring about strange pricing, and this was one of those weeks, especially for plastics. With...

ISRI says chemical recycling for energy and fuels is not recycling

US recycling trade association ISRI has set out a position statement on plastic chemical recycling and said that using it to create...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 5 August 2022

For paper and plastic grades it was another week where prices dropped by quite a bit. In the case...

Valpak says Q2 was record for UK plastic packaging recycling

Data from the National Packaging Waste Databased (NPWD) for Q2 2022 showed that the UK achieved the highest volume of plastic packaging...
LDPE film

Recycling prices and market commentary: 29 July 2022

This week saw big price drops for plastic packaging grades, with some key paper grades also dropping in value.
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