Post-Consumer Natural HDPE Prices Continue to Rise

Post-Consumer Natural HDPE Prices Continue to Rise

Post-consumer natural high-density polyethylene (HDPE) continued its pricing ascent over the past months, reaching an all-time high level of 56 cents per pound, as reported August 8 on the Secondary Materials Pricing (SMP) Index.

By contrast, the monthly national average price for post-consumer color high-density polyethylene (HDPE color) dropped from 29 to 27 cents per pound.

Meanwhile, the newly reported pricing for HDPE rigids reached a new high of 20 cents per pound in

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