Recycled prices continue to tumble


Prices for recycled commodities continued to fall last week, following on from falls seen in the previous seven days.

Most plastics grades saw price drops with £5 per tonne coming off PET bottles, and £10 per tonne coming off both HDPE bottles and 98/2 LDPE film.


In paper grades, both OCC and mixed paper were a pound lower than last week as demand falls.

Most metal grades also saw price drops with £75 per tonne coming off copper, £50 off brass and £50 off aluminium.

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