Secondary Commodity Market increased 0.77%
Monday September 01, 2014
Over the past 30 days The Secondary Commodity Index, which tracks market trends across 11 recycling industry sectors. advanced 0.77%.
Scrap Metals rose 0.58%, wastepaper was up 1.65% while recovered plastics increased 2.16%.
The Waste to Energy Index advanced 0.27%, Textiles increased 0.25%, and activity in the recovered industrial minerals sector resulted in a positive 0.13%. Precious and exotic metals fell 1.40% and the scrap tire index was down 1.67%.
The Municipal Curbside Recycling Index increased 3.85%, Electronic Scrap was up 0.06% and the Automotive Recycling Index rose 1.43%.