The first Intelligence report of 2016 showed no clear pattern in terms of recycled prices.
In plastics, both PET and HDPE bottles were up by £10 on the back of some sudden Chinese demand.
But this wasn’t replicated by LDPE grades, which saw £50 per tonne come off over the Christmas period.
While the price of OCC was stable, mixed paper lost £3 per tonne and news & pam remained stable.
In metals, copper lost a further £125 per tonne, while brass lost £75 per tonne. Aluminium however saw no change.
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