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...
cardboard

Recycling prices and market commentary: 2 November 2018

PRN and PERN prices have gone crazy this week as the recycling market took in the full impact of the recently published Q3 data. As...
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 of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 26 October 2018

PRNs and PERNs remained the topic of conversation in the recycling market this week. Following the Guardian's publication of a story on alleged recycling fraud last week,...
black plastic

Recycling prices and market commentary: 19 October 2018

The recycling markets are gripped by uncertainty as Asian markets in many materials appear to have shut down for the rest of the year. Some...
Yeo Bee Yin Malaysia

Malaysia to ban all non-recyclable plastics imports

Malaysian Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin has said that the country will introduce laws to ban imports...
box

Amazon invests $10m into the Closed Loop Fund to support recycling 

Internet retailer Amazon has announced that it is investing $10m in the Closed Loop Fund to support recycling infrastructure in the United States.   Amazon’s investment...

Recycling export report: plastics (August 2018)

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

Recycling prices and market commentary: 12 October 2018

In what is normally the busiest time of the year for the recycling market, trading volumes look set to be lower than in previous...
Pepsi

PepsiCo agree deal with Loop Industries to incorporate 100% recyclable PET plastic into its...

Innovators Loop Industries has announced a multi-year supply agreement with PepsiCo to allow the drinks brand to incorporate Loop’s 100% recyclable PET plastic into its product...
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