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Time to rethink hazardous plastic scrap export rules

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries want to update the rules regarding the export of hazardous plastic waste for recycling…

Declines across all US scrap exports in April

April was a challenging month for US scrap exporters, according to the latest Census Bureau trade data, with lower tonnages…

Paper recyclers: No future without exports

In six months China will close its doors to recovered fibre, challenging recyclers and traders around the globe to find…

India ‘biggest headache’ among US scrap exporters

US metal scrap recyclers see the ‘tough’ lockdown in India as the biggest overseas trade issue to emerge during the…

UAE bans exports of ferrous and paper scrap

The Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates has announced a four month ban on exports of ferrous scrap…

US monthly scrap exports down on 2019

Latest trade data released by the US Commerce Department shows total US scrap exports in March were close to three…

Fair exporters suffer from ‘a few bad apples’

A ban on plastic exports from the UK could prove to be very harmful, warns The Recycling Association following publication…

Viridor to end plastic scrap exports

One of Britain’s biggest management companies has pledged to recycle and process all of the plastic waste it handles within…

Paper exporters appeal to Indonesia

A joint US-UK mission is in Indonesia following the imposition of tighter quality inspections of loads of scrap paper arriving…

US scrap exports blighted by Chinese restrictions

China’s policy on scrap imports continues to hit US exports of both ferrous and non-ferrous grades. The latest quarterly data…

Plastic waste joins ‘amber’ export restrictions

A tightening of the rules for plastic waste exports has been agreed at the 14th Meeting of the Conference of…