Category Archives: Market Prices

Recycled cardboard prices reach record-breaking highs

US old corrugated container (OCC) or recycled cardboard prices have continued to climb for eight of the last nine months. June has seen the largest hike since September 2016, jumping $37/ton for export OCC. In fact, this month’s containerboard price hikes have beat out monthly increases recorded by Pulp & Paper Weekly over the last…
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Global Recyclable Market Trends Favor Suppliers

The focus on the recovered paper (RCP) or scrap paper sector began fall of last year with rising prices of old corrugated container (OCC)- familiar to most as cardboard. OCC price hikes caused a butterfly effect of rising prices across most grades of scrap paper, including old newspaper (ONP) and mixed paper. Here's a general…
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News Brief: Week of December 12, 2016

This week, our main story covers recent turbulence in the recovered paper (RCP) market in China, where seller speculation and buyer panic are leading to price instability. We'll also consider the drop in West coast recycling rates and what we can do to give them a boost. But first, in the spirit of the holidays,…
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