Category Archives: Recycling

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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Transforming Waste into Business Assets

Why pay to purchase materials and pay to throw them away when you could turn waste into a new source of revenue? Developing a zero-waste business model, including a recyclables-to market program, is a great way to generate entirely new sources of revenue. Business owners and managers have a couple of good reasons to consider…
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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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Why Berg Mill Goes Green

The past several years have witnessed a near-revolution in the environmental standards guiding business operations and even individual citizens. There’s more recycling, an emphasis on environmentally friendly household products, and a concentrated effort to minimize waste. We’re going to highlight the benefits of going green and explain how it’s simple to make a positive impact.…
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