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High supply keeps OCC prices in check

The lowest prices for years and low demand from Asia have prompted stockpiling in the US and a growth in…

Spanish soccer professionals score with recycled tyres

UK firm Murfitts Industries has created a soccer pitch made from recycled tyres for Spanish soccer champions FC Barcelona. The…

Traders giving away OCC as prices plumet

Diverting fibre from China to its Asian neighbours is no longer making business sense for Western exporters struggling to find…

Indra opening the door to car recycling in Morocco

French car recycling expert Indra Automobile has won a tender in Morocco, in partnership with Deloitte, to design a end-of-life…

UK exports: mixed paper lower, OCC higher

United Kingdom – The harsh realities of China’s import restrictions are clear to see in latest statistics from the UK’s…

October reversal for UK exports of OCC

United Kingdom – After scaling a 2017 peak in September, UK exports of OCC tumbled 31% year on year in…

OCC to be listed by Norwegian exchange provider

Scandinavia – NOREXECO ASA, a Norwegian exchange services provider for the pulp and paper industry, plans to start listing the…

OCC prices recover on renewed Chinese interest

Asia – Having nosedived around the start of the second quarter, prices paid by Chinese mills for European supplies of…

Dress code: soccer shirts made from PET bottles

Asia – Japanese firm Teijin group has launched a special project to collect used PET bottles and recycle these into…

RISI: future scarcity and quality issues for OCC

Global – Changing market dynamics will eventually limit availability of high-quality OCC at reasonable prices, according to new research from…

Aircraft fibres in soccer boots of the future?

Global – Sport Infinity is the name of a new generation of sporting products to be launched by Adidas which…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro!

It’s safe to say that scrap shears are the pillars of the recycling industry. But which configurations are the future? Take part in our tech survey and get a shot at winning a cool GoPro camera!

Thousands of scrap shears are driving recycling businesses all over the world. When it comes to different types, an operator may opt for maximum tonnage or flexibility, such as a mobile set-up. An integrated baling system is also gaining popularity. Ultimately, there is no wrong or right shear; it comes down to how you’re going to use it.

Our survey is meant to map the wants and needs of today’s dynamic recycling industry. Voice your opinion here and, who knows, you may be able to capture your recycling facility in action in HD.

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