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Plastic Waste Recycling Sunderland

Contact us by phone or complete the quote form on the right to learn more about how we can help you. Being environmentally conscious has never been easier; all you need is one phone call. Our number is 0191 546 0144. Our services reduce the quantity of waste sent to landfill one client at a time by ensuring that every piece of waste we collect is recycled or repurposed into something new. In accordance with our low-to-zero landfill policy, our company sends non-recyclable plastic to renewable energy facilities.

Our Sunderland team is ready to assist you in all plastic waste management and recycling needs. We’re not only going to offer you the best plastic recycling service, but we will also provide free bins and a waste audit.

What is Plastic Waste?

Plastic waste is trash made from scrap plastic that ends up in landfills, the ocean, and dumpsters. Plastic is an easy-to-manufacture, low-cost, long-lasting material. Unfortunately, it has a significant negative impact on the environment. The recycling of plastic eliminates excessive plastic pollution while using fewer virgin resources to make new plastic items. As a result, less plastic enters landfills and other unexpected places, including the ocean. 

There is no question that plastics are a valuable material. Nevertheless, we need to think about how to use them responsibly. Land-based activities have a negative impact on the ecosystem, particularly on marine life. PET and HDPE are the most extensively recycled plastics, which are used to make soft drinks and milk bottles. Plastic packaging is recyclable, as are most durable plastics. To make your plastic waste recycling and management that much easier, our company will offer you pick up of your plastic waste bins on a schedule that is convenient for you. 

Plastic Waste Disposal Sunderland

We at Sunderland Waste are dedicated to ensuring that we dispose of plastic waste in an environmentally friendly manner, as well as teaching any companies we work with how to store their plastic waste in good conditions while it is still on their premises. The amount of plastic used every year is more than 350 million tonnes, however very little of it is recycled. Business and individual concerns about plastic waste have risen significantly in recent years. Nevertheless, without new and efficient technology, it would be difficult to efficiently increase waste collection and recycling to the levels required to reduce the use of virgin materials and prevent significant amounts of plastic from entering the environment and oceans.

The entire recycling and waste reduction process goes into plastic waste management. Separation of plastic waste at the source is necessary for its recycling and disposal. The problem with plastic waste is that it is not recyclable, but that recyclable plastic is not recycled.

Plastic Waste Recycling Sunderland

Recycling systems recover plastic wastes and use them to make useful products. In order to reduce plastic pollution, products made from recycled plastic need to be produced with fewer virgin resources. Among the benefits of plastic are its lightweight, durability, and low cost. There are several steps involved in recycling plastic. For most recycling facilities, these procedures are largely the same, but in rare cases, certain procedures can be merged or eliminated.

The collecting of plastic material to be recycled is always the first step in the recycling process. After the plastics have been collected and transported to a recycling facility, the sorting procedure begins. Machines sort plastics into different divisions based on a range of attributes that differ depending on the recycling facility or the final product.

Plastics are often sorted by the type of plastic (material used), the colour of the plastic, or even the manufacturing process. This is important because different types of plastics require different processing processes, and some recycling facilities can only recycle one type of plastic at a time. The most interesting part of the recycling process is transforming plastic particles into recycled components that can be used in future manufacture. The process of compounding involves smashing and melting small particles into plastic pellets. Following that, the pellets can be used to produce more plastic objects.

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