Polypropylene in Russia has risen in price by 17% or more since the beginning of the year

The shortage of polypropylene (PP) on the world market increased in February, prices reached record levels over the past few years. A similar situation is observed in the Russian market, PP prices have reached record levels, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. In previous years, in January-February, polypropylene on the Russian market was getting cheaper […]

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About the plastic recycling market: types of plastic waste and what are the difficulties of their recycling?

Waste types All plastic waste can be roughly divided into two broad categories: post-consumer and post-industrial. Sometimes there is a third – post-commercial, but it is still close to post-industrial. The post-consumer category includes plastic waste collected by humans. We are talking about plastic, which is first used by individuals or households, and then collected […]

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Canada joins a project to reduce plastics waste in the country

Canada has joined the global network of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which is implementing a project to reduce plastic waste, writes PlastEurope. About forty players, including businesses, politicians, government and non-governmental organizations, have joined the pact to work to create a circular economy for the Canadian plastics industry. From 2013 to 2019, Canada has seen […]

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Export prices of polypropylene on the exchange in Turkmenistan have broken a record for the last two years

Last Saturday, after a long break at the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, export trading in polypropylene (PP) produced by the Turkmenbashi refinery resumed. According to the results of one trading day, 1,000 tonnes of PP were sold at record high prices over the past two years, according to the ICIS-MRC Price […]

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