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EUWID Price Watch Commodity Plastics Germany

June 2019

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UK: recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans rises

The recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the United Kingdom reached its highest level to date last year at 75 per cent. The recycling rate has soared since 2010, when just 54 percent of all used aluminium beverage cans (UBCs) in the UK... more

Market for glass packaging: shortages,

long delivery periods and rising prices

The German market for glass packaging is experiencing considerable shortfalls, delivery security is paramount and the prices are rising. Various market participants – including fillers from the beverage industry, industry... more

D: deliveries of glass packaging increase in 2018

Deliveries of container glass amounted to 4.3m tonnes in 2018 in Germany. This constitutes a 1.3% increase on the previous year. Business developed positively both abroad and on the domestic market, according to Aktionsforum Glasverpackung,... more

The German PET market: prices under

growing pressure as demand slows

Demand for PET was weaker in the months of April and May than in the prior-year months and this trend continued into the first days of June. Individual respondents estimate overall demand to have yielded by 2% from January to May. This had... more

EUWID Price Watch PET Germany

May 2019

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Directive on single-use plastic products adopted

EU member states have now adopted the EU Directive on Single-Use Plastic (SUP) products. The General Affairs Council approved the new rules last week. Once the legislation is signed by the presidents of the European Parliament and the European... more

England bans plastic straws, stirrers

and cotton buds in April 2020

The distribution and/or sale of single-use plastic drinks straws, stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds will be prohibited in England starting in April of next year, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) announced... more

The German market for used disposable PET bottles:

PET recyclers struggling with sales problems

Following on an already sluggish April, the month of May turned out to be a poor one for PET recyclers in Germany, nearly all of whom struggled with significant sales drops. There have not yet been any signs of improvement for June, either.... more

EUWID Price Watch Used Disposable PET Bottles Germany

May 2019

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