Prices for recyclable materials stabilise after recent falls


After recent huge price falls seen particularly for paper grades, last week saw some stability enter the market.

It isn’t clear as yet whether this was a pause or a floor had been reached, but OCC and mixed paper were both unchanged after the £45 to £50 price drop seen a week earlier.


Plastics prices were also unchanged.

In metals, copper was the only material that saw a price difference with £100 per tonne coming off the price.

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