News&pam down another £5 but recycled OCC and mixed paper see surprise increases


The price of recycled news&pam fell again this week following the closure of Aylesford Newsprint.

A further £5 per tonne came off the price as a result, with stocks of the material reported to be high in both domestic and European markets. There remained some interest from deep sea destinations.


The market was surprised to see both OCC and mixed paper rise by £2 per tonne with extra material being bought by certain Chinese buyers.

In other materials, most plastics remained stable, although a big fall has been seen in recycled wheelie bins, while copper improved again this week.

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