Recycled plastic export report: February 2020

Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively...
Vietnam Environment Minister Tran Hong Ha

New draft law on importing recyclate submitted to Vietnam National Assembly

Vietnam's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has submitted a new draft of the Law on Environmental Protection (Amended) to the...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 17 April 2020

OCC and mixed paper demand was strong again this week, although not everywhere, but enough to push some grades of paper recycling...

UK use of black plastic believed to have dropped to 10,000 tonnes in 2020

RECOUP's Black Plastic Packaging Forum believes use of black plastic has fallen to just 10,000 tonnes per year going into 2020.

Nu-Oil and Gas reveal plastic recycling company reverse takeover

A proposed plastic recycling company reverse company takeover has been announced by Nu-Oil and Gas. The AIM-listed shell company...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 9 April 2020

Easter and coronavirus have created a strange environment for those trading recyclable materials this week. In many cases, not...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 3 April 2020

The coronavirus situation continues to work in weird and unusual ways on the recycling industry. At the start of...

European Commission treats waste shipments as essential service

Waste shipments between European Union single market members should be considered an essential service during the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has...
Paul Chan Financial Secretary Hong Kong

Hong Kong Government provides coronavirus recycling subsidy

A recycling subsidy has been launched by the Hong Kong Government to help its recycling sector deal with the coronavirus situation.

Recycling prices and market commentary: 27 March 2020

The international recycling market is grappling with how to deal with the coronavirus situation and how different nations are responding.
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