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...
Plastic bottle bales PET

China launches Blue Sky 2018 to inspect waste imports

A new programme of inspections of waste imports has been launched by Chinese customs authorities. Blue Sky 2018 will run from March to December and...
China recycling inspections ports that solid waste

Recycling Market Commentary and Prices: 15 June 2018

Like last week, this week wasn't a dramatic week in terms of price changes. Although some grades did see adjustments. But things are bubbling up...
cargo ship

Proposal to remove plastics from green list of exports gets support

A proposal from the Norwegian Government to remove plastics from the green list of exports looks set to become international law. Following the latest meeting...

LyondellBasell and SUEZ finalise recycled plastic facility joint venture

A 50/50 joint venture between Dutch plastics and chemicals company LyondellBasell and French recycling and waste firm SUEZ to create Quality Circular Polymers (QCP)...

Export report: plastics (Dec 17)

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

Secondary Markets Commentary- 12th January 2018

FROM 12TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT: Chinese 0.5% contamination level for paper seems to be confirmed, as markets remain quiet An official English version of the GB...

Secondary Markets Commentary- 19th January 2018

FROM THE 19TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT:  Market remains in doldrums as material struggles to move amid continuing difficult conditions It remains difficult out there to trade...
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...
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...
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