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Plastic Waste Management Northampton

Your organisation should consider engaging a waste management company if it generates significant amounts of plastic waste. An eco-friendly waste removal company such as Northampton Waste Management  that deals with plastic waste correctly and in an environmentally friendly way can assist. To provide you with first-class customer service, we will give you free bins, free bin delivery, and a collection service that best suits your needs at all times. Contact us at 01604 935 120. 

We can provide you with comprehensive information on how to properly handle plastic waste to help you become more efficient and save money. For businesses in Northampton, we provide comprehensive plastic waste recycling services, as well as innovative solutions to the problems they face in terms of plastic waste recovery.

What Makes Up Plastic Waste?

Businesses that manufacture or use plastic generate plastic waste in the course of their daily operations. Nondurable objects containing plastics include disposable diapers, garbage bags, cups, utensils, medical gadgets, and domestic items like shower curtains. These products degrade into plastic garbage when they are abandoned. Every year, almost all plastic products are produced and used worldwide. Plastic goods and packaging are all too often discarded after one use since they are so inexpensive, causing a tremendous amount of plastic waste to accumulate.

People can recycle used plastics rather than throw them away, thereby preventing plastic pollution. The first step toward managing plastic pollution is recycling plastic, but the real solution lies in changing our attitudes and behaviors toward this somewhat controversial but amazingly useful substance. If you’re not sure how frequently your waste should be collected, we’ll conduct a waste audit and advise you on the best collection schedule for your business. Please contact us at 01604 935 120.

Plastic Waste Recycling Process

Plastic recycling is the process of repurposing plastic waste to create new and useful plastic products. Plastic recycling reduces excessive amounts of plastic pollution while avoiding the use of virgin resources to create new plastic objects. The good news is that recycling rates in the UK have risen considerably in recent years and are expected to continue to climb year after year. Most plastics are not biodegradable, and as a result they harm natural ecosystems on a systematic basis. Plastic waste enters the ocean every year in enormous quantities, wreaking havoc on aquatic life and creating ocean garbage patches.

Energy recovery and recycling are ways to reduce plastics in the waste stream, but they do not solve the environmental problems of the plastic industry. Although recycling plastics can help combat plastic pollution, the most effective method is to change the way we think and act about this controversial but highly useful material. Chemical and mechanical recycling are the most common methods for recycling plastic.

Mechanical Plastic Recycling

This technique collects plastic from your promises and delivers it to recycling plants. It is graded and split at the plant level. This avoids the mixing of different fiber-based polymers. After sorting, the plastic will be shredded and cleaned to remove contaminants like paper and clips. Contaminants are items that should never be recycled with plastic because they could taint the final product. Finally, it’s melted down into pellets that can be utilized to make a variety of new plastic products.

A combustion-like process in oxygen-restricted containers that reduces the plastic to monomers by reducing it to its original, smaller size. Through this technique, recycling is pushed to its limit, and plastic scraps that can’t be recycled normally (mechanical recycling) are turned into fuel and electricity.

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