Category Archives: Recycling

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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Tariffs Taking a Toll on Recycling

There is no doubt that 2018 has been a challenging year for recycling companies, as Asian markets, new policies, and burdensome tariffs have created a lasting uncertainty in the industry. North America has struggled throughout this time and the shift has forced us to begin considering other solutions to protect recycling’s future. While we try…
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