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Plastic Expert Plastic Recycling Company

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Who are we?

Plastic Expert is a leading Plastic Recycling Company. 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). We buy a whole range of scrap and recycled plastic material. This includes LDPE, HDPE, PP, uPVC, PET Laminated Reels. Our head office is located in Bristol, we also have a loading site and depot in Hampshire which provides a UK recycling hub for many grades of waste materials.

If your company has waste plastic then speak to our purchasing team to discuss rates, collection options and commercial terms. We also supply plastic recycling equipment such as balers and compaction units. For regular suppliers we can offer long term contracts or agreements, this can be hugely beneficial to waste transfer stations and other larger producers of plastic waste.

About Us

We work with companies producing medium to large amounts of waste packaging material. Direct relationships with end users allows us to implement sustainable recycling initiatives for UK businesses. Much of the material we collect in volume is processed within the EU, this offers a more flexible option for loading as usually, we do not use deep sea export containers.

The Plastic Expert team will ensure your plastic recycling collections are compliant, efficient and commercially attractive. We have repeat customers and suppliers who have enjoyed working with our company since 2009.

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New Plastic Recycling Centre NOW OPEN!

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Plastic Recycling Centre in Hampshire NOW OPEN! We’re delighted to announce that our new plastic recycling centre in Hampshire is open for business. Located in Gosport, our depot will serve the Solent area and beyond to help recycle plastic and waste packaging materials. Our business is passionate about investing into infrastructure, enabling both cost and environmental savings…

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It’s been awhile since we last put together a Vehicle Plastic Recycling blog, so now we are here to rectify that, knowing how popular they have proved in the past! Without any more hesitation, we hope you will enjoy our latest blog post… Rust is bad. Cars are at risk of so many different hazards,…

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Back in August 2014, Plastic Expert featured the exciting Scottish town of Dunbar here on our blog (which you can read here). We were particularly impressed by the town’s decision to be the pilot scheme for Zero Waste Scotland, and get to a position where no waste is being sent to landfill. Now, nearly two…

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“Houston, Houston, we have recyclables…” NASA’s International Space Center (ISS) has been manned since the year 2000, with the common understanding that the people living on the ISS require the basic necessities of life, including air and water, to survive. As there are no Tesco, Sainsbury and Waitrose in space, (although perhaps NASA might plan…

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Packaging Recycling To Keep Our Cities Clean

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Pollution is one of the fastest growing concerns of the industrialized world, causing the deaths of thousands in both developing and developed countries. Therefore, in order to preserve the cities we live in, we need to play our part, by saving electricity, conserving water and being responsible with natural resources. We can also play our…

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Chinese Recycling Industry | Part One – Recycling Prices

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Are Chinese Recyclers getting the best recycling prices? The Chinese government is working towards the development of an environmentally responsible and sustainable society. They have been working to attain this aim by stabilizing the recycling industry and making it more profitable. The country is known for recycling the business waste of nations all around the world,…

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Plastic Expert joins CIWM

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Who are the CIWM? The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management is the professional body representing over 7,000 professionals in the sustainable resources and waste management industries. The majority of their authority and influence is here in the UK, but they have also grown a powerful overseas reputation as an expert body for waste management. Setting…

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