A leading shipping line executive says recovered materials exporters can expect to see a different global freight environment in the next year. This will substantially affect the current recycling marketplace.
Leading executives involved in European plastics recycling convened in Portugal in mid-June to address the current state of affairs and to look into the future of the industry.
Two publicly traded firms making lumber and decking materials from recycled plastic and wood had differing financial results in the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2016.
Logistics experts predict the current low costs of moving recyclables from processing plants to end-use mills will continue through the end of the year.
More than 500,000 professionals annually attend the big plastics industry trade shows worldwide, and with attendance rising at several of the events, this number seems primed to increase.