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WestRock expects stable OCC market

Old corrugated container (OCC) prices are projected to remain at present levels through spring, with a modest increase during the summer or fall 2020, according to a WestRock executive. Ward… This content is accessible to…

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Sonoco projects $35 OCC for 2020

By Ken McEntee The present old corrugated container (OCC) price of about $35 per ton is likely to stand through the new year, Sonoco Products Co. projects. Speaking on a… This content is accessible to…



Greif projects $33 OCC through October

Greif Inc. said it expects old corrugated (OCC) prices to hold at $33 per ton through the end of October – the end of its 2019 fiscal year. Larry Hilsheimer,… 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…


Plummeting prices were unexpected, Waste Management says

The enormity of this year’s drop in the prices of recyclable commodities surprised Waste Management, said John Morris, executive vice president and COO. Still, company executives reported, Waste Management’s recycling… This content is accessible to…