Recycled plastics prices continue to fall, paper and metals stabilise


The fall in plastics prices was maintained last week, while other materials were more or less stable.

LDPE 98/2 dropped by a further £20 per tonne, meaning the material has lost around £40 per tonne in the past month.


PET bottles were down £15 per tonne, while HDPE natural bottles were unchanged.

Although news&pam remained unchanged, both OCC and mixed paper saw a £1 increase.

Looking at metals, copper was up by just £25 per tonne as too was brass. Aluminium was down by the same amount.

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