Plastics saw an increase as PET bottles rose by £20 per tonne and HDPE Natural 95/5 baled by £10, according to last week’s Intelligence report.
Most other plastics such as LDPE 98/2 remained stable. These rises are expected to be temporary.
Non-ferrous metals also saw an increase with copper rising by £100. Other non-ferrous metals such as brass and aluminium were unchanged.
Ferrous metals saw no change in price.
Paper saw a decrease in price as OCC was down by £15 and mixed paper by £6. ONP remained stable.
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