What we do and our capabilities

As a market leader, converting over 190,000 tonnes each year of plastic into high quality recycled polymer we are a key contributor to the UK circular economy.

Biffa Polymers at Redcar offers a variety of plastic reprocessing services & were the first in the world to produce rHDPE food grade pellets recycled from post consumers sources and were awarded the Queen’s Award for Innovation.
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tonnes per year rHDPE, rPP
This £27.5m state of the art PET plastic bottle recycling facility in Seaham is among the most modern and technically advanced in the world. It is part of our ongoing drive to invest in the UK’s recycling infrastructure and encourage more waste recycling at home.
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tonnes per year rPET
Our facility at Washington is able to reprocess HDPE and PP postconsumer bottles, pots, tubs, and trays into a high quality polymer regrind. In 2022 a PET recovery line was installed enabling us to recover the natural PET flakes arising from by-products of the process at Seaham.
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tonnes per year rPP, rHDPE
Acquired in 2023 the facility at Sherburn in North Yorkshire processes PET flakes into food grade PET pellets. The site complements our PET capability at Seaham and increases our capacity to produce rPET food grade pellets.
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tonnes per year PET
Our Polymers business is at the heart of the UK’s circular economy, supporting households and brands to increase the amount of plastic which is recycled and then re-used
Phil Goodier
Managing Director, Biffa Polymers
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plastic recycling capacity in tonnes per year
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1.3 billion
Seaham capacity to process beverage bottles into recycled PET

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