Recycling prices: OCC falls, plastic bottles stable, and mixed picture for metals


There wasn’t a huge amount of movement in the weekly Intelligence recycled prices last week, but enough to see some trends.

OCC fell by £2 per tonne, after also falling the week before. Other paper grades were stable.


Plastic bottles look to have topped out for the time being, with no price increases see this week. However, there might still be some room for price changes in the next two weeks, as subscribers will be aware.

Copper grades strengthened, adding typically £100 per tonne on each.

Brass was also up, but aluminium eased back a little. 
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