Sustainable Plastic Recycling In The Leicester and East Midlands Area

Plastic Expert is one of the UK’s leading plastic recycling companies, providing an efficient and reliable service for businesses waste including large volumes of plastic recycling. Our Plastic Recycling Leicester Service ensures that your business can reduce its burden on landfill and be more sustainable. 

We recycle a wide variety of common plastics used by organisations like yours, making you more environmentally friendly. Please note, we are not a household waste site and cannot provide services for household items such as carrier bags, garden waste and plastic bottles; please divide these correctly from your general waste bins and recycling bins for your district council to collect. Or alternatively contact a specific recycling and household waste site.


What We Purchase

  • Rigid Plastic Recycling

    Rigid plastic material can be collected in bales in most parts of the UK. We process PP, HDPE, PVC rigid plastic. The items we commonly receive are pallets, boxes, containers and tubs.

  • Packaging Recycling

    Various types of plastic packaging can be recycled through our company including LDPE shrink wrap, reels, commercial wrapping & other types of similar material.

  • Cardboard Recycling

    Redundant cardboard can be collected in bales, minimum weight applies, depending on the location. The material must be baled prior to collection, we supply balers on request.

  • uPVC Recycling

    Our company collects & recycles scrap uPVC frames from all over the UK. Minimum collection weights apply. We work with window suppliers and other UK businesses nationwide.

  • EPS (Polystyrene)

    Polystyrene can be collected if it's compressed using an EPS machine. This allows the material to be compacted for transport. We can supply polystyrene compaction machines.

  • Paper Recycling

    Our company buys end of life magazines, newspapers, books, catalogs plus redundant paper stock. We also buy mixed paper bales and collect nationwide depending on volume.

The Recycling Service

Most material will require baling before collection except larger items such as plastic pallets, wheelie bins, uPVC frames & utility pipe. We can also supply balers & compaction equipment on lease, rent or outright purchase. As a recycling service with experience, we understand that businesses have busy schedules, so we can work around a time that suits you best providing a hassle-free service.

Once collected, the plastic will then be redirected to licensed recycling facilities or a materials recycling facility where the material is made ready for onwards recycling in the UK & overseas. Wherever possible, materials remain within the UK & Western Europe to reduce the carbon footprint of recycling activities.

Why Choose Us?

If you want to reduce plastic waste, you need a reliable service you can trust. Plastic Expert’s aim is to take the hassle out of plastic waste collections and make your life easier. Our portfolio of clients includes manufacturers, food companies, distribution centres, warehouses, retailers, and over 250 waste management & recycling centres. With us as your partner, we can build a flexible recycling and disposal service.

If you are looking to divert your plastic and packaging waste from landfills and build a greener business, please get in touch today and one of our team will be happy to discuss our services in more detail with you.

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