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Ben is the global lead for recycled plastics and is responsible for S&P Global Platts’ recycled plastics price assessments as well as news content. Full Bio
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Mar 2021
  • Petrochemicals

Recycled plastics market becoming more liquid and globalized as demand soars

On January 1, 2021 the EU introduced a plastics tax of Eur800/mt on plastic packaging that is not recycled. The levy is just one example of policies being enacted by governments across the world to tackle the issue of plastic pollution

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Jan 2020
  • Petrochemicals

Recycled plastics market will feel the heat from consumer demand in 2020

The global recycled plastics market will continue to grapple with unfavorable economics in 2020. In the long term, demand for recycled plastics is expected to grow significantly, along with recycling rates for core materials PET, PE and PP

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Oct 2019
  • Petrochemicals

Europe’s plastic recycling drive pits consumer demand against economic realities

Recognition of plastic waste as a global problem has spurred legislation and industry initiatives in the last two years, and driven growth in demand for recycled plastics

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