Local council and plastics packaging manufacturer create UK’s first local circular economy for plastic

Huntingdonshire has created the UK’s first local circular economy for plastic – whereby discarded plastics are collected, cleaned, reprocessed and reused all within the region. The initiative is being led by Huntingdonshire District Council in collaboration with a local plastics packaging manufacturer, Charpak Ltd. Under the scheme, packaging is removed from bins in the street, cleaned and processed and then recycled back into plastic to … Continue reading Local council and plastics packaging manufacturer create UK’s first local circular economy for plastic

Precious Plastic: Knowledge base on how to start your own local plastic recycling workshop

Precious Plastic is helping people around the world to start their own little plastic recycling workshop by sharing knowledge on how to create recycling machines using basic materials, tools, and universal parts. Using the DIY machines, Precious Plastic provides video tutorials on how one can recycle plastic in to different goods including bowls, boxes, door handles, kids toys, tools, raw material, and hats even. Precious Plastic, … Continue reading Precious Plastic: Knowledge base on how to start your own local plastic recycling workshop

The truth about plastics and recycling

On February 2017, The Guardian published an article about how much of the plastics are recycled in the world. Everytime we go to the supermarket we see shelves full of food in plastic packagings or in boxes made of mixed materials and we simply take them without thinking where do they go after we throw them into the “Recycling” bin. We take for granted they … Continue reading The truth about plastics and recycling