Plastic Resin Prices

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The plastics today website provides day-to-day information on prices of plastics of all most commonly traded resins. Prices of plastic resins can also be found on The Plastics Exchange website: Prices for Recovered Materials

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
Letsrecycle provides accurate and up-to-date information on UK prices of recovered materials, in particular plastic, paper, organics, glass, wood, textiles and metals.

Innovative Use of Plastics

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The online magazine of plastics, the mag presents all innovative uses of plastic, from industrial to artistic applications.


posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The British Plastics Federation provides an online inclusive and detailed encyclopedia for plastics. Plastic Processes, bio-based and degradable plastics, plastics standards and other information is provided on plastipedia.  

Scrap Specification Circular by ISRI

posted on 20 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries has published "The Scrap Specifications Circular",that provides guidelines for buying and selling a variety of processed scrap commodities, including ferrous, nonferrous, paper, plastics,...

Market Reports for Recovered Materials in the UK

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has launched a series of market situation reports providing in-depth information on the latest economic trends and developments facing the UK’s recycling industry. Each report focuses on a different...

Quality Specifications for Collected Waste Plastic Packaging

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Waste and Resources Action Plan (WRAP) together with BSI hasve developed a Publicly Available Specification (PAS) guide to help classify waste plastic. Publicly Available Specification (PAS) PAS 103 is a classification and grading system for the...

Plastic Waste: Options for Small Scale Recovery

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
WASTE advisers on urban environment and development have published a guide book on options for Small-Scale Resource Recovery for Plastic Waste. The book provides some initial guidelines for small-scale, low-technology options for mixed plastic waste...

Good Practices Guide on Waste Plastics Recycling: A guide by and for Local and Regional Authorities

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The guide seeks to bring together information from many sources to help L/RAs identify the practical issues associated with collecting and processing waste plastics, while identifying the approaches needed to manage and exploit these wastes in ways...

Recycling Plastics: Starting a Business

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
Practical Action has published a technical brief on plastics and recycling. The brief provides information on What are plastics? Why recycle plastics? Types of plastics Understanding your plastic recycling business Collection of...