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Plastics Recycling Prices May 2015

These are the latest plastic recycling prices for the UK. The prices detailed are ex works, (usually baled) & are in pounds per tonne. These prices are not guaranteed and are meant to be an indicator of market prices. They are compiled by letsrecycle.com.

This is the May report which details prices up to April 2015.

Plastic Film Prices

These are the latest plastic film recycling prices for the UK.

UK PE Printed: 210 – 240

The price remained stable during September but dropped slightly in October 2014. It fell in January 2015 but rose in February. The price has remained stable since.

UK PP Printed: 65 – 85

The price stayed pretty stable in 2014 up until a rise in June which was only partially dropped in October. The price fell in January 2015 but rose again in March.

UK Clear – Natural: 345 – 385

The price rose gradually from January to August 2014. It remained stable in August and September and then dropped in October. The price has remained stable since.

Export 80:20: 45 – 65

The price rose between January and July 2014, except for a small drop in March. It remained stable between August and January 2015, then falling until April.

Export 90:10: 90 – 110

The price dropped slightly in October 2014, and then stayed stable until January 2015. It dropped in January but increased slightly in February, remaining stable since then.

Export 95:5: 165 – 200

The price fell from September 2014 to January 2015.  It rose in February and then fell slightly in March, rising again in April.

Export 98:2: 255 – 290

The price rose between January and July 2014 aside from a small drop in March. It remained stable from July to January 2015. It dropped in January and March, rising in February and April.

Plastic Bottle Prices

Clear and light blue PET: 120 – 160

The price stayed stable from January to May 2014. It dropped in June, rising again in July and then dropping until January 2015. The price increased in February and March, remaining stable since.

Coloured PET: 40-50

The price rose gradually between January and August 2014. It fell between August and September, remaining stable up until January 2015, when it dropped again. The price increased in February and March.

HDPE natural: 355-405

The price rose from January to October 2014. It then fell from November to January, rising in February and April 2015.

HDPE mixed colour: 150-160

The price rose from January to May 2014 and stayed stable up until falling in January 2015. The price has remained stable since.

Mixed: 70-110

The price was stable from January till March 2014 and then slowly rose through to October. Prices fell between October and January 2015 but rose again in February. The price has remained stable since.

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