The Market: High supply keeps OCC prices down

Ken McEntee Recovered paper traders during the last two weeks of July reported improved export orders for old corrugated containers (OCC), with modestly improved prices on both the East and… This content is accessible to…


Republic Services increases recycling revenue

A new, service-based recycling model has helped Republic Services to increase second quarter 2019 recycling revenue by 6 percent compared to the same time last year, despite lower commodity prices,… This content is accessible to…


Waste Management concedes loss for recycling

After showing an $11 million first quarter profit in its recycling business, and projecting recycling to remain a “tailwind” for the year, Waste Management is now expecting a loss in… This content is accessible to…


The Market: Global scrap paper markets remain weak

With limited Chinese demand for old corrugated containers (OCC) and a reduced European demand for packaging, the global recovered paper market remained weak through the second quarter of the year,… This content is accessible to…


Containerboard mill planned in Utah

By Ken McEntee A new 1,000 ton-per-day 100-percent recycled containerboard mill has been announced for the Salt Lake City, Utah area. Crossroads Paper, a new company that is building the… This content is accessible to…


Cascades wins Orchids assets

Cascades has won the auction to acquire assets of Orchids Paper Products in proceedings before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Cascades said the transaction, which… This content is accessible to…