Price rises for mixed paper and LDPE 98/2, but falls seen for recycled metals

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In last week’s Intelligence there were prices rises seen for mixed paper and LDPE 98/2.

But most scrap metals saw price falls.

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Mixed paper rose by £5 per tonne on the back of strong export demand, but other paper grades were stable.

LDPE 98/2 was up by £10 per tonne with more interest from the international market in particular for the material. No change was seen for other plastic grades.

Copper was down by £150 per tonne, while brass eased back by £100 per tonne on the back of high stores of material on the LME.

Aluminium was unchanged.

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