OCC keeps rising, plastics stable, copper upper but aluminium falls


Last week’s prices in Intelligence showed the continued increase in value of OCC.

With a further price rise of £2 on last week, much of the focus remains on cardboard. However, the same could not be said for news & pam and mixed paper which remained stable.


There was no change for plastics grades last week with the market now stable for quite a while, although there is an expectation that it will have to change soon.

In metals, copper grades added another £50, but aluminium grades eased by £25. 

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