Tag Archives: China Bans

Approaching Lunar New Year Celebration Stalls Scrap Paper Pricing

As the Chinese Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, celebrating the year of the dog approaches, paper and board mills across China are set to temporarily close or curtail paper production. The New Year falls on February 16th this year, while the festival will last until March 2nd, or about two weeks.…
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Recycling Industry Implores China To Delay Import Bans

  Though China has filed two statements with the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding intended bans and contamination restrictions, their agenda remains murky, leaving many recycling industry insiders to question the country’s preparedness to implement such sweeping import policies.   While, at first blush, China’s waste import restrictions seem to be inspired by noble causes…
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Top takeaways from recent talk on China’s import bans

As China pushes forward with the proposed waste and scrap material import bans, recycling industry insiders in the US speak on unfolding dilemmas, expectations, and long-term strategies with journalists as well as attendees of the recent webinar hosted by the Recycling Partnership.   Here are some of the key takeaways both waste processors and generators…
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