Historic UN Plastic Waste Deal Agreed By 187 Nations

An agreement was reached on Friday at the UN meeting in Geneva, 1,400 delegates from 187 nations agreed on a deal that will restrict shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to developing countries. Consent will now have to be obtained from the countries receiving contaminated, mixed or unrecyclable plastic waste. The 1989 Basel Convention on the […]

Paper giants talk mixed paper and OCC outlook

Recovered fiber end users continue to experience impacts from fluctuating recycling markets, which they discussed in their recent earnings calls. Stakeholders also speculated on the future of fiber exports to Asia. Almost all the major publicly traded paper industry players mentioned recovered fiber in their quarterly investor calls, even if just noting lower OCC prices […]