China to completely ban imports of foreign waste

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said that the country will completely ban imports of foreign waste. In his speech to the opening of the 13th National...

Secondary Markets Commentary – 9 March 2018

Material is moving, but market continues to be in winter with no signs of spring emerging as yet It has to be said that the...
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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...
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...
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...
Poland Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Environment Minister Henryk Kowalczyk

Poland to ban municipal waste imports

The Polish Government has announced its intention to ban municipal waste imports. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced new legislation on waste management as a result of...

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)...
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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...
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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.

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...
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