PVC-U recycling back up to pre-recession levels
PVC Recycling, who recycling end-of-life PVC-U window and door frames diverted from landfill, are to reinstate immediate competitive payment.
PVC Recycling accepts post-consumer deglazed window and door frames at its 60,000 sq ft site from waste transfer stations, skip hire companies and other waste management businesses.
Recent GBP280,000 investment in a state-of-the-art shredder specifically designed for processing PVC and taking on a further four staff are further indications of an upturn in the market, says the firm, which can recycle the lowest quality and even the most heavily-contaminated PVC-U frames that no one else wants.
Directors Ian and Joanne Murray attribute rising orders from existing UK customers, as well as from Russia and Europe, to a return to production levels last seen in 2007/08.
Low-risk offenders will sort, segregate and process the worst-contaminated plastic for further refining by PVC Recycling and eventual re-manufacturing into new products.
Sustainable building products made from 100 per cent recycled PVC-U diverted from landfill are being showcased by PVC Recycling at Ecobuild.
Wrightstyle has secured a contract with the Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotheram Waste Partnership as part of a £750 million Shanks Group PFI scheme.
Saint-Gobain PAM UK has demonstrated its commitment to sustainable development in it’s latest sustainability report.
A number of PVCu recyclers, accredited by Recovinyl, will be exhibiting at a British Plastics Federation seminar on 2 October.