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Pre-Christmas revival in demand

(D) – At the beginning of December, PET bottle producers were caught up in pre-Christmas business, which contributed to a revival of the market for primary PET. An ongoing stoppage of two production lines was not impacting supply severely... more

Ferrous scrap dealers in Germany have mixed

feelings about the coming business year

(D) – An increasingly turbulent business year is drawing to a close for German steel scrap traders. Simmering trade conflicts, chaotic transport conditions and a weakening automotive sector have left their mark on the industry and are... more

The non-ferrous scrap

market in Germany

(D) – There was no clear trend for copper prices on the LME last week. The direction of price movements reported for copper scrap in Germany varied, too. While the news agency MBI reported slight increases in the wholesale buying-in... more

International Exchanges


Textiles recyclers pessimistic looking ahead to 2019

(D) – For the German waste textiles industry, 2018 became more and more difficult as the year progressed. Since at least April, business with both sorted and unsorted stock has become increasingly problematic – and this trend has... more

European Commission launches alliance

to support circular economy for plastics

(EU) – A new alliance launched by the European Commission last week aims to better align supply and demand in plastics recycling. The new "high-level multi-stakeholder platform" will bring together the key players along the... more

Preliminary agreement reached on ship-generated waste

(EU) – The revision of the EU Directive on Port Reception Facilities for ship-generated waste and cargo residues has moved a significant step closer to final adoption. The delegations of the EU Parliament, the Council and the Commission... more

Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue

Augean plc 5


B&W Loibl 4


CCIC 4, 16

Council of the EU 12


Defra (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs), UK 4


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China’s RCP imports may fall

to 50 per cent below 2017 level

(PRC) – As of the end of the first week of December, Chinese authorities had issued import licences covering a total volume of 18.39 million tonnes of recovered paper (RCP) for 2018. However, data on RPC volumes arriving in Chinese ports... more

French recycling industry struggles to cope

with year-end landfill capacity bottlenecks

(F) – Many French landfills have already accepted as much waste for disposal as their operating permits allow for this year, leaving the country’s recycling and waste management companies without a disposal outlet for their... more

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