Thai paper mill fires up second OCC line

An OCC line delivered by Austrian technology giant Andritz has started operation in a mill in Thailand. United Paper...
Cardboard OCC

Recycling prices and market commentary: 1 September 2023

Certain grades of recovered plastic, paper and metal rose in value this week as the markets began to galvanise following the long summer slowdown.
cargo ship

Recovered metal exporter hits record sales following investment

A UK company that recycles metal and exports it around the world has posted record turnover following a government-backed loan.
Packamama plastic wine bottles for the Wine Society

Plastic wine bottles trialled to boost recycling

Wine is being bottled in lightweight recycled plastic containers for sale in the UK as part of a sustainability drive.

Retailers sound inflation warning over DRS plans

Shops have warned ministers to rethink their planned deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers or risk stoking further inflation
MBA Factory

Plastics recycler to open fourth UK facility

Plastics recycler MBA Polymers is to open a site in Cambridgeshire in September.
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 25 August 2023

There was a flurry of activity for some paper grades, and metals were up too. But plastics continued to struggle this week.

Tesco introduces clear caps on 425 million bottles of milk

Tesco's own brand milk will soon have clear caps to make recycling of its HDPE bottles easier. These will...

University of Surrey researchers find way to prevent adhesive residues sticking to cardboard, plastic,...

Scientists at the University of Surrey have found that a simple additive to existing adhesives can prevent residue sticking to cardboard, plastic,...

Recycled plastic export report: June 2023

These are the latest HMRC export figures for June 2023 for PE-based plastics – commodity code 391510. Only destinations of more than...
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