New feedstocks for a crappy market

Upcycling cow manure and other animal crap into paper products (hopefully not dinner napkins) may be a cheap and environmentally sound away to get rid of pervasive agricultural waste, according… This content is accessible to…



Smurfit Kappa rejects IP for the second time

For the second time this month, Smurfit Kappa has said no to a proposal from International Paper. Kappa’s board said it received a revised proposal from IP on Thursday evening,… This content is accessible to…


Current recovered paper prices: March 25, 2018

Old corrugated container (OCC) and mixed paper prices remained weak but stable in late March, but traders continue to report strong markets for pulp substitutes. An upward adjustment in the… This content is accessible to…



China’s scrap policy among concerns of WTO

Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) continued their three-year review of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement, discussing 56 trade concerns, including China’s environmental protection control standards for imported solid waste as raw…


Australia frets over China waste crisis

China’s recyclables import restrictions are creating a “crisis” in Australia, and the government is being asked to intervene. Find out more here. This content is accessible to paid subscribers. Get subscription information here. APRIL SPECIAL:…