Category Archives: Market Conditions

Revamping the Realm of Recycling for Future Generations

Berg Mill has been a pioneer in the field of sustainability and adaptability for nearly a century. Finding new homes for recoverable materials and idle scrap is an ongoing and everchanging process that has to adapt with local and international changes. (more…)
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The Alliance to End Plastic Waste: a Hopeful but Mixed Message

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), an initiative made up of 28 companies, announced on January 16 its aim to help end plastic waste through infrastructure, innovation, education, and cleanup programs. While the efforts to clean up the oceans and reduce plastic waste would generally be applauded, some are skeptical of the alliance’s motives.…
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First Import Permits for Recovered Paper in China Larger and Earlier Than Expected

It has been a rollercoaster year for recycled paper markets around the globe as many exporters scramble to find destinations other than China for their wastepaper. Perhaps indicating an attempt to stabilize its domestic recovered paper (RCP) market, China issued a first round of import permits earlier than expected. On December 14, 2018, China’s Ministry…
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