Plastic recycling refers to the process of recovering waste or scrap plastic and reprocessing the materials into functional and useful products. This activity is known as the plastic recycling process. The goal of recycling plastic is to reduce high rates of plastic pollution while putting less pressure on virgin materials to produce brand new plastic products
What Plastics Are Recyclable?
There are six common types of plastics. Following are some typical products you will find for each of plastic:
PS (Polystyrene) – Example: foam hot drink cups, plastic cutlery, containers, and yogurt.
PP (Polypropylene) – Example: lunch boxes, take-out food containers, ice cream containers.
LDPE (Low-density polyethylene) – Example: garbage bins and bags.
PVC (Plasticised Polyvinyl chloride or polyvinyl chloride)—Example: cordial, juice or squeeze bottles.
HDPE (High-density polyethylene) – Example: shampoo containers or milk bottles.
PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) – Example: fruit juice and soft drink bottles.
Plastic Recycling Process
The simplest of plastic recycling processes involves collecting, sorting, shredding, washing, melting, and pelletizing. The actual particular processes vary based on plastic resin or type of plastic product.
Most plastic recycling facilities use the following two-step process:
Step One: Sorting plastics automatically or with a manual sort to make sure all the contaminants are removed from the plastic waste stream.
Step Two: Melting down plastics directly into a new shape or shredding into flakes then melting down before being finally processed into granulates
Shiv Shakti Metals is a full service plastic recycling company. We recycle all grades of plastic, and purchase raw plastic scrap in any shape or form
In Shiv Shakti Metals we are making a difference in the environment, and you can do the same by using our services to pick up and recycle the scrap plastic you have at your facility.
Shiv Shakti Metals has a clear objective of working with post commercial and post industrial account within the specified area and to make its reach wider to serve more clients. Since, the company has created the most reputed name in plastic recycling, so it boasts of various latest equipment and toll grinding to make the service more effective and efficient.