Taiwan waste paper restriction

Taiwan enforces ban on recycled plastics, mixed paper and news & pam

A ban on imports of recycled plastics, and most grades of paper has been started by the Taiwanese Government. As reported by REB Market Intelligence...

Bans on plastic recycling imports put in place in Vietnam and Thailand: paper restrictions...

Exporters of recycled plastics will face more challenges finding markets after more bans on imports have been announced from Vietnam and Thailand. Shipping company APL...
plastic recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 6 July 2018

Exporting recycled materials is becoming increasingly challenging as more and more countries refuse to take material, particularly plastics. With China shut to plastics, Thailand and...
Aluminium can recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 27 July 2018

Uncertainty is the key word that keeps coming up when you talk to anyone in the recycling market at present. Fear of a complete China...
bottle

Recycling prices and market commentary: 24 May 2019

Crazily high prices are being paid for plastic packaging grades at the moment, and crazily low prices for recycled paper grades.
Vietnam recycling inspections

Vietnam introduces law banning recycling imports except for manufacturing

The Prime Minister of Vietnam has issued a directive that bans imports of material for recycling unless it is going directly into manufacturing processes. Imports...
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...
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...
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...
US tariffs on waste paper

New US tariffs on waste paper and plastics

A new set of tariffs has been announced by the United States on Chinese goods including on waste paper and plastics. If approved, these could...
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