Fire guts City Carton in Iowa City

A fire last night ripped through the City Carton Recycling Center in Iowa City, destroying more than half of the facility. Read more… This content is accessible to paid subscribers. Get subscription information here.


Weakened OCC outlook expressed by Sonoco

By Ken McEntee Sonoco’s outlook for old corrugated container (OCC) prices appears to have weakened since the beginning of the year, although it remains strong, according to CEO Jack Sanders.… This content is accessible to…


Graphic Packaging expects lower OCC prices

By Ken McEntee Graphic Packaging anticipates Midwest Old Corrugated Container (OCC) prices to average $15 to $20 less per ton in 2018 compared to 2017. Stephen R. Scherger, senior vice… This content is accessible to…


Glatfelter may sell specialty papers business

By Ken McEntee While announcing a net loss of $10.1 million during the fourth quarter 2017, Glatfelter Chairman and CEO Dante C. Parrini said the company may sell its struggling specialty papers unit. Specialty Papers’…


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The Paper Stock Report: Past Issue Archives

View past issues of The Paper Stock Report going back to 2000. The Paper Stock Report February 25, 2018 (Available shortly) The Paper Stock Report February 10, 2018 The Paper… This content is accessible to…


Europe recycled 72.5 percent of its paper in 2016

February 1, 2018 In 2016, 72.5 percent of all paper consumed in Europe was recycled, the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC) announced. Overall, EPRC said, collection and recycling of paper… This content is accessible to…




Chinese gangs caught smuggling in waste

That didn’t take long. No sooner did China confirm its strict policy on imports of mixed paper, plastic and other recyclables were two gangs detained by Chinese police for smuggling… This content is accessible to…