Biffa Polymers

Biffa to increase HDPE recycling capacity by 50% at Washington facility

Biffa has revealed that it plans to increase its HDPE recycling capacity by 50% at its Biffa Polymers plant in Washington.
Yeo Bee Yin

Malaysian plastic trade associations rubbish Greenpeace ‘dumping ground’ claims

Two Malaysian plastic trade associations have criticised claims by Greenpeace that their country is a 'dumping ground' for plastic waste.
paper

Recycling prices and market commentary: 26 February 2021

The paper and cardboard market saw the main price rises this week as demand for recovered fibre and lack of supply continues...
UNESDA Circular Packaging

Soft drinks trade association pledges that PET bottles will use 100% recycled content by...

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Trade association UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe has pledged that PET bottles will contain 100% recycled content by 2030. The...
ship

Activists write to shipping lines asking them not to export plastic waste

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A network of 52 environmental organisations have written to major shipping lines asking them not to export plastic waste from rich to...

Leading Malaysian politician calls for plastic import ban in next five years

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The vice president of Malaysian political party UMNO has called for a plastic import ban in the next five years.
Yeo Bee Yin

Malaysia looking to increase fines on illegal waste shipments

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Malaysia's Department of Environment has launched a consultation on increasing fines on illegal waste shipments. It is also looking...
Vietnam paper mill

Vietnam to audit companies that are using imported recyclable materials

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Vietnam's Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has written to the country's provinces and cities ordering them to audit companies that...
Flexible packaging Ella's Kitchen

SUEZ, Mars, Nestlé and others call for flexible packaging to be a core material...

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SUEZ, Mars, Nestlé, Taylors of Harrogate and Ella's Kitchen have called for flexible packaging to be collected as a core material from...
Cardboard OCC

Recycling prices and market commentary: 19 February 2021

It was a mixed picture in the recycling market this week, with recycled material traders seeing different performance for different grades.
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