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Biffa Plastic recycling -  what plastics do we buy?

The Types of Plastics We Buy

Looking to dispose of your plastic waste material responsibly? Wondering where to sell scrap plastic? 

We handle plastic waste in all formats, from products in their original form (scrap), a size reduced form such as shred to regrind or compound/pellet. Our aim is to help you to recycle your plastic products whilst paying a competitive rate. See below to discover what types of plastic we buy and if it applies to you.

Sell your Plastic Packaging Waste

We work alongside manufacturers, retailers and distribution companies to facilitate the recycling of plastic packaging waste.

Plastic packaging waste we buy and recycle includes:

  • Polypropylene bulk bags
  • Baled plastic film
  • Contaminated plastic food buckets
  • Intermediate transit packaging such as plastic crates and plastic trays
  • Plastic intermediate bulk containers (IBC’s)
  • Chemical and plastic paint containers

 

 

 

 

Sell End of Life Stock

We work with a number of local authorities and private companies to recycle end of life, or damaged plastics.

We purchase bulk quantities of plastic products which have reached the end of their commercial use and are suitable for recycling.

Examples of end of life plastic products that are suitable for recycling include:

  • Plastic crates
  • Wheeled bins
  • Utility pipes
  • Bakery crates and trays
  • Plastic seed trays
  • Plastic drums
  • Plastic barrels
  • Polypropylene bulk bags
  • Expanded polystyrene plastic

Sell Redundant Plastic Stock

We specialise in recycling redundant plastic products produced by manufacturers, wholesalers or retailers.

We can collect bulk quantities of any type of redundant plastic waste from companies in any industry sector.

We will buy volumes of plastic products or raw materials which are overstocked or obsolete, such as:

  • Old stocks of plastic packaging that is no longer useable
  • Out of date redundant plastic products
  • Bankrupt stock
  • Raw materials such as virgin plastic compound, sheet/rod/bar stock

Examples of the redundant plastic products that we recycle include:

  • Plastic toys
  • Plastic pots
  • Plastics from electrical products
  • Plastic seed trays
  • Reels of plastic film
  • Plastic casings
  • Plastic water pipes

Sell Plastic Manufacturer's Waste

During the manufacturing process a number of un-used plastics and cut-offs are produced which, when gathered together, creates a large volume of plastic that can be recycled.

Examples of plastic manufacturer’s waste that would be suitable for recycling include:

  • Plastic coat hangers
  • Plastic pipe offcuts
  • Plastic bottles
  • Plastic bottle tops
  • Plastic automotive parts
  • Injection moulding scrap
  • Plastic sheet off-cuts
  • Lump plastic scrap

We handle plastic waste in all formats, from products in their original form (scrap), a size reduced form such as shred to regrind or compound/pellet. Our aim is to help you to recycle your plastic products whilst paying a competitive rate. See below to discover what types of plastic we buy and if it applies to you.