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Upcycling All The Way To Manchester

RPC bpi upcycles plastic material and turns it into rubbish sacks

RPC bpi refuse is exhibiting at The Manchester Cleaning Show 2018. The business upcycles plastic material and turns it into rubbish sacks.

The show runs between April 11-12 . RPC bpi can be found on Stand A05.

The company has the scope and expertise to recycle over 70,000 tonnes of plastic material each year, giving new life to polythene from commercial, industrial, packaging and agricultural sources.

As concepts of the circular economy take hold across the globe, the company has found compelling commercial and environmental solutions. Every tonne of polythene the company recycles, for example, saves 1.8 tonnes of crude oil, reduces energy usage by two thirds, uses 90 per cent less water and cuts sulphur dioxide emissions by 33 per cent, they claim.

Sales Director Lorcan Mekitarian said: “Creating a sustainable culture is a core commitment for our customers and as a business we take our green credentials and the circular economy very seriously.”

The company's focus on environmentally sound products as well as best practices has also led to a host of ISO accreditations recognising the sustainable thrust of its manufacturing.

The recycled farm plastics used to make the company’s award winning Green Sack range, for example, has a carbon footprint estimated to be at least 35 per cent less than imported refuse sacks from the Far East.

 

Innovative Sustainability

The need for innovative products and services came into sharp focus recently when the Government published details in January of its 25-year Environmental Plan. Ministers vowed to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042, improve the natural environment and throw much more emphasis on innovation in plastics to keep it out of landfill and our oceans.

Picture: RPC bpi upcycles plastic material and turns it into rubbish sacks

 

Article written by Cathryn Ellis

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