Henk Alssema

BIR plastic committee president warns smaller plastics recyclers will not survive coronavirus outbreak

Smaller plastics recyclers may not survive the current coronavirus outbreak, according to the plastic committee president at the Bureau of International Recycling...

Recycling prices and market commentary: 1 May 2020

OCC values went through the roof this week as lack of supply and strong demand sent prices up beyond £100 per tonne.
BIR Recovered Paper president Jean Luc Petithuguenin

BIR recovered paper report shows rising prices

Contributors to the current Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) World Mirror have said that prices for recovered paper and cardboard look set...
China solid waste law

Revised China solid waste law contains surprise clause that might allow for some import...

China has published the text of its updated solid waste law that appears to contain a new clause that might allow for continued imports...
China passes environmental pollution by solid waste law

Blog on China as it passes solid waste law, to be implemented from September

This is going to be slightly different than a usual news story and more like a blog. That is...
Circulate Capital has invested in Tridi Oasis

Singapore’s Circulate Capital invests in two plastic recycling facilities

Circulate Capital has invested in two plastic recycling companies in India and Indonesia with a total investment of $6 million (£4.83 million).
Indonesia Government report on plastic pollution

Indonesian Government-backed report suggests reducing recycled plastic imports

A study supported by the Indonesian Government has proposed reducing imports of recycled plastic imports in order to free up recycling capacity...
Plastic Energy INEOS

INEOS and PLASTIC ENERGY to build advanced plastic recycling facility

Major chemicals company INEOS and recycling technology firm PLASTIC ENERGY have announced plans to build a advanced plastic recycling facility.
Indian port

Ports and recyclers clash over Indian demurrage charges

Indian ports and recyclers are battling over whether demurrage charges should be placed on containers stuck at ports due to the national...
Paper mill

EuRIC joins the European Paper Recycling Council

Umbrella organisation for recycling trade association EuRIC is to join the European Paper Recycling Council. The European Paper Recycling...
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