Recycling export trends: April to June

This guide looks at past exports from UK to worldwide destinations. OCC* 3 year average monthly global export trend*** Compared to previous month               Apr       -10.16%   ...

Food retailers still appear to be best source of recyclable material

Packaging from the food sector appear to be the most dominant source of recyclable material from the retail sector over the coming months. As the...
Packaging manufacturing

Lucozade owner develops new PET recycling manufacturing technology

Suntory Holdings Limited has developed “FtoP Direct Recycle Technology” for use in soft drink PET bottle preform production, which it said will reduce CO2 emissions by 25%.  The Ribena and Lucozade manufacturer has worked in...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling Market Conditions: looking ahead (9 April 2018)

Things should start to return to normal-ish this week as most schools return back, and those who have been looking after the kids return...
Steve Wong Fukutomi Company

China expert suggests 20-30% of Chinese plastics recycling capacity has moved to South East...

A leading figure in the Chinese recycling sector has suggested that 20-30% of the plastic recycling capacity that was once found in China has...
Plastic bottle bales PET

Recycling Market Commentary: 6 April 2018

With this being the one week when all schools are closed for Easter, many market participants were taking the opportunity to have a week's...

US proposes 25% tariff to Chinese buyers of paper making technology

Chinese mill groups looking to buy paper and board making machinery and equipment from the US, may face a further 25% cost in the...

Manufacturing still performing very strongly around the world

Global manufacturing is still doing very well, according to the latest set of purchasing managers' indices for March. This would suggest that demand for raw...
Aluminium can recycling

China introduces 25% tariff on US aluminium scrap imports

The Chinese Government has responded to the imposition of US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, by also implementing a 25% tariff on imports...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling Market Conditions – looking ahead (3 April 2018)

This isn't expected to be a busy week on the market, with many traders off this week due to the school holidays, or taking...
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