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Spring 2014 Markets Update. Phil Zigby, Chair MOC Committee. MWA Spring Workshop May 14, 2014. Marketing Trends Time To Defrost From Winter. Positives and negatives from the cold? Looking forward to the summer?. OCC Old Corrugated Cardboard. ONP Old Newspaper.

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Spring 2014 markets update

Spring 2014Markets Update

Phil Zigby, Chair MOC Committee

MWA Spring Workshop May 14, 2014

Marketing trends time to defrost from winter

Marketing TrendsTime To Defrost From Winter

Positives and negatives from the cold?

Looking forward to the summer?

Occ old corrugated cardboard

OCC Old Corrugated Cardboard

ONPOld Newspaper

OCC remains strong with a consistent demand.

Mill inventories have risen in Sept/Oct

No major price fluctuations expected

ONP pricing has been steady for months

Some shipping hiccups

Pet polyethylene terephalate

PET Polyethylene terephalate

Aggressive pushed over $0.23/lbs and in some cases climbing

Demand for PET driven almost entirely by North American markets

Weather forecast is a cooler summer, fewer beverages may be purchased

Hdpe high density polyethylene

HDPE High Density Polyethylene

What goes up must come down. $800mt was the top, what will be the bottom

Winter causes havoc to supply

Processors in financial difficulties

Mixed plastics tubs lids

Mixed Plastics Tubs & Lids

Ontario Markets continue to accept mixed plastics. Pricing is increasing.

No municipality should be void of an option to divert mixed plastics

Tubs and lids rose to $300mt. Quality specs being monitored very closely. Pricing will continue its strong pace

Metals steel aluminum

Metals Steel & aluminum

Steel Cans, steady as she goes.

Pricing has not been below $250mt in over a year

Pricing increased entire 1st quarter. Broke the $1800mt levels. May have reached peak for the year.

Markets for prime grade aluminum are very restrictive and quality standards are being strictly adhered



Ontario glass market remains status quo

Nexcycle continues to work on its action plan, improving the process to accept more mixed broken glass

Plastic film styrofoam

Plastic Film & Styrofoam

EPS has some homes, it will continue to be an expensive commodity to handle

MRF grade film options are low

Phil zigby mwa markets operations contracts t 519 822 1260 x 2056 e phil zigby@guelph ca

Phil ZigbyMWA Markets Operations ContractsT: 519-822-1260 x 2056E: [email protected]