Tag Archives: Mixed paper

Waste Paper Grades

A Aseptic Packaging Aseptic Packaging shall include assorted drinking box containers, The material it self contains laminates of paper, poly & metal foil. Aseptic Packaging and Gable-Top Cartons Grade #52 Consists of liquid packaging board containers including empty, used, polyethylene (PE) coated, printed one-side aseptic and gable-top cartons containing no less than 70% bleached chemical […]

Scrap paper and plastic markets hit by confluence of forces

Supply and demand realities for key curbside materials are evolving fast, impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, domestic processing capacity increases, and other key trends, according to two experts. Bill Moore of Moore & Associates and Stephanie Baker of KW Plastics last week described the factors impacting recycled material end markets. They spoke during a session […]

First price hikes emerge for recovered paper in Italy

With new lockdown measures imposed and collection volumes tending to fall, Italian prices for ordinary recovered paper have increased somewhat in November. More hikes might follow in December. Decent demand, coupled with worries that collection volumes will decrease before long, was responsible for the upward pressure on prices for ordinary recovered paper grades in Italy […]

Another door closes on mixed paper

Earlier this fall, Vietnam quietly announced plans to ban mixed paper imports by Dec. 31, 2021. The country’s prime minister had issued a statement Sept. 24 that details new import guidelines for recovered materials. The statement identifies mixed paper by its harmonized commodity code and explains that the material will only be allowed for import […]

The recycling roller coaster

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Municipal recycling has been on a bit of a roller coaster ride in recent years with changing material streams, changing commodity values, and changing end markets. During the WasteExpo Together Online Conference Sept. 14, several recycling industry stakeholders discussed some of the challenges and opportunities the industry has been experiencing in 2020 during a session titled […]

Mixed paper prices in Italy adjusted upwards

Mixed paper

  The recovered paper market in Italy was quite balanced in November on the whole. However, mixed paper has become a little scarce, resulting in some prices increases for the grade. Even though a number of factors would suggest that there would be downward pressure on prices for ordinary recovered paper grades, the price of […]