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.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove

Michael Gove confirms most waste exports to EU will continue after no-deal Brexit

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed that most exports of waste materials should still be permitted to European Union countries after Brexit.

China planning to pilot “no waste cities” to replace foreign imports

The Chinese Government has announced plans to develop ten "no waste cities". These cities will be chosen to pilot...
bales

Recycling prices and market commentary: 25 January 2019

Those buying recyclable materials may have had a quiet time this week, while those selling may have struggled to find suitable outlets.
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...
recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 18 January 2019

Those trading recycled materials this week seem unsure about what is going to happen over the next few weeks, and are understandably...
ship

Recycling export report: plastics (November 2018)

391510 – Commodity Code   Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510),...
pet

Recycling prices and market commentary: 11 January 2019

The main drama was happening in the plastic recycling market this week. With the volatile PRN/PERN price, some companies...
Loop

Loop Industries join forces with Thyssenkrupp to help transform PET manufacturing

Technology firm Loop Industries has announced a strategic alliance with polyester technology company Thyssenkrupp to help shape the future of PET and...
ND Paper

Recycling prices and market commentary: 4 January 2019

Recycled plastic and paper prices remained relatively stable over the Christmas period, but changes appear to be on the way. However, the metal market fell...
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