Secondary Commodity Market decreased 0.76%
Wednesday May 01, 2019
Over the past 30 days The Secondary Commodity Index, which tracks market trends across 11 recycling industry sectors. declined 0.76%.
Scrap Metals fell 4.24%, wastepaper was down 2.48% while recovered plastics decreased 3.76%.
The Waste to Energy Index advanced 0.32%, Textiles decreased 1.00%, and activity in the recovered industrial minerals sector resulted in a positive 0.09%. Precious and exotic metals rose 1.43% and the scrap tire index was up 0.33%.
The Municipal Curbside Recycling Index decreased 6.71%, Electronic Scrap was up 6.93% and the Automotive Recycling Index fell 3.81%.