There were price falls last week for plastic bottles and steel grades, according to last week’s Intelligence report.
Published each Friday, Intelligence is the comprehensive report for assessing all of the factors influencing the price of recycled materials.
Last week, PET bottles dropped by a further £10 per tonne, and the same price fall was seen for HDPE bottles.
HMS1 was down by £10 and a similar fall was seen by other steel grades on the back of the mothballing of the Redcar plant on Teesside. This was on top of already low price caused by the international market.
Steel cans also dropped by £5 per tonne as a result.
Another price to note is the very high PRN prices being experienced by both plastic and aluminium.
Paper grades were unchanged.
A special LARAC Intelligence report is provided every Friday free of charge to local authority LARAC members and is available to download on the LARAC website or can be emailed each week on request.
Want a free four-week trial of Intelligence? Then email firstname.lastname@example.org to request it.
Please note, we do not give a free trial to anyone who has had one in the past year, or who has a generic email address such as Hotmail, yahoo or gmail. We reserve the right to refuse a free trial and our decision is final.