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Plastics reprocessors feel downturn in Far East demand

A drop off in demand for plastics from the Far East has led some plastics reprocessors to reduce or even stop the amounts of collected material they buy.Local authorities making money from selling such material could suffer and materials recycling facilities set up to run with plastics markets at £200/£150 per tonne could be affected.Plastic reprocessor AWS Eco Plastics has stopped buying material, managing director Jonathon Short explained: We have stopped buying ...