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Waste Film Collection Scheme

We have always focused on minimising production waste and increasing resource efficiency, and this has led to a decrease in the amount of plastic waste created as offcuts or surplus scrap.

We operate our own on-site recycling facilities, and we would like to offer this service to our customers as part of our Waste Film Collection Scheme.

Nearly all types of plastics can be recycled, and as plastics are a finite and valuable resource, the best outcome after their initial use is typically to recycle them into a new product.

The recyclability of plastic is one of its key strengths, and it is an extremely resource-efficient material. Used plastic should therefore be regarded as a valuable resource rather than ‘waste’. Taking your polythene waste and scrap for our efficient recycling and recovery process is a way to reduce your costs and reduce your environmental impact.

We are registered with the Environment Agency as an upper tier waste carrier, broker and dealer, and our state of the art reprocessing facility enables us to efficiently reclaim polythene waste and production scrap.

We are happy to support our customers by helping them to improve their own sustainability and environmental credentials by taking back their polythene waste and scrap for recycling. Our Waste Film Collection Scheme service is free, unless customers want the re-granulated pellets back for their own use (in which case, there is a small service charge).

We can move forward together towards a more circular economy by protecting, re-using and maximising our natural resources.

What are the benefits of recycling plastic?

Recycling plastic:

  • Provides a sustainable source of raw materials.
  • Greatly reduces the environmental impact of plastic-rich products by reducing the emissions of carbon dioxide (CO₂), sulphur dioxide (SO₂) and nitrous oxide (N₂O).
  • Minimises the amount of plastic being sent to UK landfill sites.
  • Avoids the consumption of the Earth’s oil stocks.
  • Consumes less energy than producing new, virgin polymers.
  • Embeds the right values and behaviour to reduce human impact on the environment.

How are plastics recycled?

There are three main stages of recycling plastics, and these can be summarised as follows:

  • Collection - plastic waste is deposited into a recycling container, and this is then collected.
  • Sorting - the plastic waste is sorted from the other materials, and into the different types of plastic.
  • Reprocessing - the plastic is washed, ground into flakes, heated, and then re-granulated into new pellets that can be re-used in production for the manufacture of non-critical applications, such as our EcoExel product range.

What waste materials are suitable for reprocessing?

There are a number of materials that we are happy to collect for reprocessing, and these include:

  • Segregated coloured LDPE scrap.
  • Segregated natural LDPE scrap.

Where possible, it helps us enormously if the materials can be baled, dry and relatively clean.

Contact us today

If you would like to discuss our Waste Film Collection Scheme, and how it can benefit your business, then our experienced and technically qualified Sales Team will be happy to help. Please call us today on 0151 286 8800, or email

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