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Lyon renews wte plant

contract with Suez

(F) – The City of Lyon has renewed a contract to operate its Rillieux-La-Pape waste-to-energy (wte) plant that it previously awarded to an offshoot of the French environmental services firm Suez for another eight years. The contract... more

Waste insiders see market

“on the verge of a collapse”

(D) – The prices for thermal recovery of commercial waste in Germany rose considerably in the first half of 2019. Waste management companies told EUWID that they had already been through several rounds of price increases this year. In... more

British recovered paper

prices still sliding in June

(UK) – Demand for recovered paper was not especially strong either within the UK or on export markets in late June. British converters often had very large amounts on stock. Chinese paper producers are still waiting to receive licences... more

Upcoming market reports

The next issue of EUWID Recycling and Waste Management appearing on 24 July will contain the monthly market reports for recovered paper in Germany and the UK and as well as the market report for ferrous scrap in Germany

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Indonesia introduces ISRI

standard for RCP imports

(IND) – After reversing course in spring, Indonesian authorities will now require more inspections and require compliance with quality standards for recovered paper imports.

"Companies carrying out inspections in Europe... more

EUWID Index: Material Value of Fridges and Freezers for Recycling


German waste plastics market:

film scrap much cheaper

(D) – Germany’s plastic recyclers were unable to charge more for regrind and regranulate in June. The short work month with a number of bank and school holidays put the dampers on converters’ ordering. No real price cuts are... more

German PET recyclers still

facing a tense market

(D) – PET recyclers in Germany are still having a hard time of it. Cheap primary PET, which now costs just about €950 per tonne, is putting pressure on the industry. What is more, flake converters frequently have relatively small... more

Polystyrene price plummets

against generally weak demand

(D) – In June, demand was very soft for all commodity plastics with the exception of polystyrene. The larger economic slowdown was fuelling uncertainty in the market, with participants only buying the essentials. In addition, June is a... more

The non-ferrous scrap

metal market in Germany

(D) – LME prices for copper, zinc, nickel and lead fell at the start of July. In many cases the declines affected wholesale prices for scrap as well. According to the news agency MBI, wholesale buying-in prices for copper scrap fell by... more

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