How Recycled Plastic Is Used In UK Manufacturing

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Plastics come with a stigma. Mention them in a conversation, and people will instantly talk about the hundreds of millions of tonnes that are washing up on the world’s beaches. However, we also forget that plastic is an essential and useful tool. As long as we use it properly, we can save the planet and...
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Recycling plastic film

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When we talk about plastic films, we are talking about a broad range of plastic that is sold at any thickness usually up to 10 mm. This plastic can be used in both packaging and non-packaging applications. However, one thing we can certainly say is that a huge amount of plastic film is used around...
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How is plastic recycled?

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Have you ever wondered how recycling companies recycle your business waste? It’s a surprisingly complex process involving multiple stages. What’s interesting about plastic is that once you recycle it, you cannot usually recycle it again. The processing of recycled plastic turns it into a non-recyclable product. Mostly, you can use plastic twice, but strangely, not...
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Plastic Expert Offers Money For Cardboard

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You might ask, why should I recycle cardboard? What will I get out of it? Well recycling your cardboard bales and boxes has an array of benefits, including:   Freeing up space within your business It’s an environmentally friendly way of disposing of cardboard, ensuring that it doesn’t go into landfill You can get cardboard...
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Plastic Expert launches a UK-Wide Carpet Recycling service

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How the EU Helped Increase UK Recycling Rates

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Plastic Expert launches national wheelie bin recycling service.

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How to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Recycling

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It’s commonly known that recycling is an important way to reduce your carbon footprint. This is because a high percentage of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are directly linked to making, moving, and disposing of all the things we use and throw away. Waste prevention and recycling are powerful tools that each of us can apply...
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Youth Epilepsy Lego Club receives donation from Plastic Expert founder

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In the spring of 2017, Plastic Expert co-founder Russell Greig-Bartram visited Young Epilepsy in Surrey, a wonderful college designed specifically to provide for the needs of young epilepsy sufferers. What happened next would have a huge impact on Russell, Harry and a group of keen young builders. A love for Lego Russell was responding to...
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