Who are we?

Plastic Expert is a Plastic Recycling specialist. We buy redundant plastic and cardboard grades from the UK & Europe and place the material directly into end markets for reprocessing. Our factory partners are located within Europe and the Far East which, provides a sustainable route for most types of recycling. We’re a privately owned business with a real passion for diverting plastic scrap from landfill. Many of our suppliers are recycling centres, manufacturers, food companies and materials recycling facilities (MRFs).

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We work with companies producing medium to large amounts of waste packaging material. Direct relationships with end users allows us to implement sustainable recycling initatives for UK businesses. We engage directly with commercial and industrial waste producers as well as waste management companies.

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Materials we Purchase

We buy various grades of baled recycled plastic and waste packaging.
LDPE Recycling

LDPE Film

We buy baled LDPE plastic of ALL grades. Call us TODAY to discuss LDPE recycling. Great rebates and FAST payment terms!

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HDPE Bale

Rigid Plastic Bales

ALL grades of mixed rigid plastic bales considered. We require ongoing volumes of material for our factory. CALL TODAY to discuss rigid plastic recycling.

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Car Bumpers

Car Bumpers

We buy baled car bumpers and other automotive plastic. Get in touch to discuss selling your baled material.

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PP Bags

PP Sacks

Baled PP sacks of ALL grades purchases. We buy lower grade PP sacks for our EU wash plant.

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PVC Recycling

uPVC Scrap & PVC

Scrap uPVC window frames purchased. We also purchased low grade PVC material in bales. PVC Recycling can reduce your environmental impact and increase profits.

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News The latest News and Updates, from Plastic Expert

Plastic Expert interviews… Thomas Dambo

Interviews

Not so long ago I was looking around the web for creative people reclaiming and recycling scrap materials for projects, like art or furniture. When I found this video, I knew straight away that I had to interview this exuberant chap. Hi there, would you like to introduce yourself to our readers? My name is…

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Plastic Recycling News | The Electronic Graveyard

World Recycling News

Guiyu, Guangdong Province, China; taking over 100 truckloads of dead devices for metal and plastic recycling each day. When consumers decide to upgrade their electronics, either through fault or appearance, they may not consider the afterlife of the device. Recycling provides a positive opportunity for materials to live again. Sadly, for the residents of Guiyu,…

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Dumb Dumpers & the Fly-Tipping Epidemic

Plastic Recycling News

In a society where recycling is available and easy, why is fly-tipping still a common practice? Fly-tipping, the act of illegally dumping waste, is a strange and disgusting activity that sadly still happens today. The reality is that fly-tipping is shockingly on the rise, and one cause of this dumping of waste is believed to…

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Sustainable Business | Forest Green Rovers

Sustainability

Whether your scarf is red, white or blue, you should be concerned for the sustainable future of Football. Shockingly high figures of cash are being thrown around the football sphere with careless disregard whilst smaller clubs fold under the pressure. We’ve seen Rushden & Diamonds cease to exist and Portsmouth on their deathbed, only to…

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‘We don’t have the option to abandon ship’ | An Interview With Studio Swine

Interviews

This week we are interviewing one of the men behind this award winning video   Hi there, would you like to introduce yourself/team and your project? I am Alexander Groves, one half of Studio Swine. We created the Sea Chair – a ship stool made with marine plastic melted in a small furnace on board…

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Recycling through the ages: 2000s

Recycling History

In this series of articles, we have been looking at recycling through the ages, considering the changes in mentalities and behaviours, the environmental savings, and the comparative costs. This week we will be completing our recycling through the ages series with the 2000′s. The Noughties, as they are commonly known, may seem a distant memory,…

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‘The Issue of Marine Plastic Debris’ | An Interview with Ken Campbell

Interviews

Hi Ken, would you like to introduce yourself for our readers? I’m a longtime sea kayaker, canoeist and surfer with a real passion for salt water. I’ve written several books about kayaking as well as contributed to magazines and websites over the years, mostly on topics related to the outdoors. I have a wonderful wife…

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Vehicle Plastic Recycling | The Trabant & Cactus

Recycling History

How can we turn our nose up at the use of plastic in modern cars? Let’s go back in time and start with the one of the pioneers for the use of plastic in car exteriors, the Trabant. We begin this journey on the Soviet side of the Berlin Wall. “In 1957, the Trabant started…

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Recycling through the ages: 1990s

Recycling History

In this series of articles, we are looking at recycling through the ages, considering the changes in mentalities and behaviours, the environmental savings, and the comparative costs. This week we will be looking at the 1990s. In 1990, the year that Nelson Mandela was freed from prison, the UK changed its recycling focus and really…

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