waste.recovered.RECYCLED.<br />
?<br />How Westcoast recycles plastic? <br />Plastics are collected from a variety of industrial based businesses from Met...
MATERIALS COLLECTED-FILM PLASTIC-<br />Film plastics collected are separated and compacted by a hydraulic baler or shredde...
Materials Collected-Rigid Plastic-<br />Rigid plastics collected are processed by either a hydraulic baler or by an indust...
Materials Collected-RIGID PLASTIC-<br />Rigid Plastics collected are processed by either a hydraulic baler or by an indust...
Materials Collected-RIGID PLASTIC-<br />Rigid plastics collected are processed by either a hydraulic baler or by an indust...
Now Accepting the following Materials<br />Shrink Wrap<br />Buckets<br />Bubble Wrap<br />Bottles<br />Caps<br />Bags<br /...
Liners
Poly Carbonate
Milk Jugs
Blister Packs
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  1. 1. waste.recovered.RECYCLED.<br />
  2. 2. ?<br />How Westcoast recycles plastic? <br />Plastics are collected from a variety of industrial based businesses from Metro Vancouver and western Canada.<br />Westcoast collects all plastic scraps, codes 1 – 7.<br />All loose film plastics such as shrink wrap or poly sheets, are collected using a rear loader compactor truck.<br />Any Rigid Plastics or processed materials are collected using a 5 ton truck or tractor/trailer.<br />
  3. 3. MATERIALS COLLECTED-FILM PLASTIC-<br />Film plastics collected are separated and compacted by a hydraulic baler or shredded and re-pelletized ready for re-manufacturing. <br />PE MIXED FILM<br />LDPE REPO<br />PE CLEAR FILM<br />
  4. 4. Materials Collected-Rigid Plastic-<br />Rigid plastics collected are processed by either a hydraulic baler or by an industrial grinding machine.<br />PET BOTTLES<br />BALED<br />REGRIND<br />
  5. 5. Materials Collected-RIGID PLASTIC-<br />Rigid Plastics collected are processed by either a hydraulic baler or by an industrial grinding machine.<br />HDPE MILKJUGS<br />BALED<br />REGRIND<br />
  6. 6. Materials Collected-RIGID PLASTIC-<br />Rigid plastics collected are processed by either a hydraulic baler or by an industrial grinding machine.<br />POLYCARBONATE WATER BOTTLES<br />BALED<br />REGRIND<br />
  7. 7. Now Accepting the following Materials<br />Shrink Wrap<br />Buckets<br />Bubble Wrap<br />Bottles<br />Caps<br />Bags<br />Strapping<br />Acrylic<br /><ul><li>Pails
  8. 8. Liners
  9. 9. Poly Carbonate
  10. 10. Milk Jugs
  11. 11. Blister Packs
  12. 12. Crates / Trays
  13. 13. ABS
  14. 14. Bulk Bags</li></li></ul><li>Plastic Identification Table<br />The table to the right refers to a standardized system has been developed to identify certain types of plastics from others. Numbered sequentially from 1 to 7, these identifying symbols can usually be found on the bottom of buckets, containers, bottles and other such plastics.<br />
  15. 15. ?<br />WHERE DOES IT ALL GO ?<br />ONCE THE PLASTIC IS COLLECTED AND PROCESSED IT CAN DISTRIBUTED IN ONE OF TWO MARKETS:<br />EXPORTED INTO THE GLOBAL MARKET<br />SOLD TO PLASTIC MANUFACTURERS IN NORTH AMERICA<br />NORTH AMERICAN MANUFACTURERS<br />EXPORTED IN CONTAINERS OVERSEAS<br />
  16. 16. ENVIRONMENTAL / SOCIALIMPACT<br />Westcoast Plastic Recycling helped divert approximately 4.7 million pounds of plastic from going into our landfills in 2008.<br />Recycling plastic will help conserve a non-renewable resource, clean up our local landfills, and create job opportunities.<br />
  17. 17. ?<br />MORE INFORMATION?<br />PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE ONLINE AT:<br /> www.westcoastplasticrecycling.com<br />604.247.1664<br />

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