Secondary Commodity Market decreased 0.49%
Tuesday January 01, 2019
Over the past 30 days The Secondary Commodity Index, which tracks market trends across 11 recycling industry sectors. declined 0.49%.
Scrap Metals fell 1.78%, wastepaper was down 0.13% while recovered plastics increased 3.69%.
The Waste to Energy Index declined 15.77%, Textiles decreased 0.57%, and activity in the recovered industrial minerals sector resulted in a negative 0.03%. Precious and exotic metals rose 1.43% and the scrap tire index was up 0.23%.
The Municipal Curbside Recycling Index increased 1.61%, Electronic Scrap was down 0.23% and the Automotive Recycling Index fell 1.23%.