• This Week in Recycling: For the Week of June 20, 2021

  • The top stories in recycling:

    • On Tuesday, China’s National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration announced it will publicly auction 100,000 metric tons of nonferrous metals in early July. We will look at what impact this can have on commodity prices.
    • Speaking of markets, Metal market participants have largely expressed their support for the conclusions of the London Metal Exchange’s Discussion Paper on the future of its markets, although there are still concerns going forward. We will have more on that coming up.
    • Later We will be joined by ISRI Chief Economist Joe Pickard for a report on what is happening with the markets this week.
    • The ISRI Board of Directors will consider the addition of two new and one modified nonferrous metal specifications along with proposed changes to the guidelines for paper stock contained in the ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular at its upcoming Summer Board Meeting
    • And ISRI is also now accepting submissions for educational programming at ISRI2022 next year in Las Vegas.
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