Plastic waste Indonesia

Indonesian regulations introduce 0% contamination limit on recycled paper, plastics and metals

New Indonesian regulations on the import of recycled materials appear to introduce a 0% contamination limit. Indonesia's Ministry of...
Yeo Bee Yin

Environment Agency assists Malaysian authorities in returning 42 plastic waste containers

The UK has agreed to repatriate from Malaysia 42 containers that are filled with illegal plastic waste following a trip by the...
Cardboard OCC

Recycling prices and market commentary: 22 November 2019

Cardboard and mixed paper remain in a very, very difficult place at the moment. Although the price of OCC...
Container

Recycled plastic export report: September 2019

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

France slaps record fine on company that had containers returned from Malaysia

A record fine of €192,000 (£164,000) has been given to an unnamed French recycling broker after it had containers returned from Malaysia.
ALPLA HDPE recycling

ALPLA adds HDPE recycling to its PET recycling capacity

Packaging firm ALPLA is moving into HDPE recycling following its acquisition of two facilities in Spain. The company, which...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 15 November 2019

Depressing prices for OCC and mixed paper is the key story this week in the recycling marketplace. Both grades...
cardboard

Recycling prices and market commentary: 8 November 2019

The recovered fibre market slumped again this week, in what is proving to be a very difficult market for recycled paper.

BP to build PET recycling plant

A pioneering PET recycling plant is to be built by oil company BP that will take currently 'unrecyclable' polymers.

Oil firm Total to double production of recycled PP for automotive sector

Major oil firm Total will increase its production of recycled polypropylene (PP) for the automotive sector to 40,000 tonnes, it has announced.
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