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China Recycling Market update (8/17/2017)

China Recycling Market update (8/17/2017) Plastic scrap materials within the categories of production scraps, off-cuts, and regrind – HS codes 3915100000, 3915200000, 3915300000, 3915901000 and 3915909000 are allowed to be imported into China in 2018. (Free translation) On August 16th, 2017, the Ministry of Environmental Protection, Ministry of Commerce,

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China Recycling Market Update – 8/7/2017

China Recycling Market Update – 8/7/2017 Seven concerning focal points regarding plastic scraps imports: According to recently gathered information by CSPA from various government departments of China, certain issues relating to the position of plastic waste imports may be worth sharing (subject to change and writer does not assume

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Market update – Official announcement on solid waste import controls

China Recycling Market Update – Official Announcement on Solid Waste Import Controls  The Office of the State Council officially released the announcement on 27 July 2017 on “Prohibition of foreign waste import in promotion of solid waste imports administration system reform and implementation plan”. Without mentioning about

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China Market update: Policy execution – industry in doldrums (Part 3)

China Market update Policy execution – industry in doldrums (Part 3) According to CCTV news on July 15th, the Environmental Protection Department updated the progress and findings of the “one month inspection campaign on all licensed factories with import permits for plastic waste” up to July 14th.

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China Recycling Market Updates:  Policy Execution – Industry in Doldrums Part 2

China Recycling Market Updates:  Policy Execution – Industry in Doldrums Part 2   The policy execution on the part of imported plastic waste recycling is now followed by a round of intense inspection on 1792 licensed recycling factory importers has been scheduled to complete in July .

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China Recycling Market Updates:  Policy Execution – Industry in Doldrums

China Recycling Market Updates:  Policy Execution – Industry in Doldrums   To fully implement the program of “Prohibition on import of “selected” solid waste in promotion of reform on solid waste imports management” which was approved in the Central Task Force meeting presided by President Xi Jinping

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National Sword 2017 – updates 16/6/2017

National Sword 2017 – updates 16/6/2017 During a major crackdown of the Customs of Shantou City (Guangdong) this week, a joint-action team of 172 people, consisting of the Customs of Shantou City, AQSIQ, Environmental Protection, and Industry & Commerce Department, successfully seized 85,000 tons of smuggled solid

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China’s solid waste imports policy updates

China’s solid waste imports policy updates – (free translation of news from Xinhua News Agency of 18 April 2017 by Dr. Steve Wong During the 34th meeting of the Reform Enforcement Taskforce of the Central Government held by President Xi Jinping, the program of “Prohibition on import

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National Sword 2017 – Update March 2017

National Sword 2017 – Update by Dr. Steve Wong The news released from General Administration of Customs (GAC) dated 7 March 2017 informs that “ The GAC, in collaboration with the environmental protection department, police and AQSIQ , will carry a joint action from March 1 to

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National Sword 2017

National Sword 2017 by Dr. Steve Wong China is determined to improve the environmental condition of its country as a result of mounting pressure from its citizens, the media and policy change. While plastic recycling can sometimes be one of the industries responsible for pollution the government’s

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China Market Regulatory Updates – February 2017

China market regulatory updates – February 2017 by Dr. Steve Wong The General Administration of Customs of China (GAC) convened a meeting in Beijing on February 7 and decided to launch a one-year campaign “国门利剑2017 “ this year. Aiming at crackdown of smuggling on five focused areas

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Starlinger has developed technology to reduce odors in reprocessing plastics

Permanent odour reduction: Smell the difference!  You would like to produce high-quality regranulate, but your input material is smelly, and consequently your regranulate, too? This is a problem that many plastics recyclers are facing, especially when reprocessing polyolefin packaging waste. Recyclers of post-consumer plastic waste often have

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Agricultural Plastic Film Mulch – Contamination

So you want to recycle Agricultural Plastic Film Mulch? You better know how to deal with soil contamination. It is kind of hard to imagine the amount of soil contamination in ag film mulch. This might help understand the issue. Take a look at these pictures below from

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Plastics Market Commentary by Dr. Steve Wong

Plastics Market Commentary by Dr. Steve Wong  A bearish moot which dominated the market since May this year was removed by mid-September. These few months saw the prices of many items tumble, particularly the low-end materials from post-consumer scraps such as low grade mixed rigid plastic, film

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APRC Hit by Scammers from Africa.

APRC Hit by Scammers from Africa. Last week a group of scammers out of Africa sent out an email about a Lotto Contest. They used the APRC logo as part of their scam. It is known as a 419 Scam. I’ve notified securities and sent some emails

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Third Agricultural Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show (APRC 2016) Announced

Third Agricultural Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show (APRC 2016) The Third Agricultural Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show (APRC 2016) will be held August 17-19, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina in San Diego, California.  This conference is a networking forum for

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