Paper Sunday 26 January 2020
2 January 2020

Indonesian delegation visits UK recycling sites

A trade delegation from Indonesia has visited the UK to assess waste and recycling operations in the wake of import restrictions for waste paper to the south east Asian country. The Indonesian government’s regulator announced in...


With the latest news and past articles about waste paper or paper for recycling. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


12 December 2019

People news round-up (12/12/19)


With news on: Andrew Perkins joins Clearpoint; duo strengthen Valpak team; and safety officer for J&B Recycling Perkins joins Clearpoint Recycling ...

5 December 2019

Market support needed for paper, says EuRIC


The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) has issued a stark warning over the “extremely difficult market situation” the waste paper sector is facing. And, it reasoned that for the high levels of ambition for ...

5 December 2019

Profits up at DS Smith but Northern Europe falls


Paper company DS Smith has posted a 27% fall in operating profit in Northern Europe in its half year results, despite recording increased profits for the group amid a “challenging and uncertain” environment. The results posted...

28 November 2019

Quality push remains in falling cardboard market


With the value of the used cardboard market at the lowest level since the 1980s, merchants and some waste management businesses are striving to impose transport and tonnage collection charges. The market situation is expected to worsen in ...

25 November 2019

Uncertainty over Resource Association future


An announcement on the future of the Resource Association is expected this week. Founded eight years ago in 2011 as the trade body for the reprocessing and recycling sector, the association was an early champion of the need for ...

21 November 2019

Indonesian stoppage adds to waste paper woes


A halt to inspections of recyclables destined for reprocessing in Indonesia starting from this Saturday, 23 November, is fuelling the view that the waste paper market is facing a “crisis” situation in December. Baltic Control...

13 November 2019

Waste paper prices ‘at ten year low’


The recovered paper market is experiencing a ‘ten year low’ in terms of prices and the situation is expected to remain challenging for 6-9 months, according to the Recycling Association. And, it said that businesses are ...

13 November 2019

Trade waste boosts Biffa revenues


Biffa has reported half year results to 27 September 2019 which showed net revenues up by 8.7% to £560 million and underlying operating profit (before exceptional items) up 8.3%. Alongside the numbers issued today (13 November), ...

8 November 2019

News in brief (08/11/19)


With news on; Smurfit Kappa launches new food-safe packaging; Northampton homes move to wheeled bins; Viridor employ ‘pester power’ with packed lunch scheme; B&M first in North West to earn DVSA accreditation, and; Danish brand launches ...