Closed Loop Recycling is opening a state of the art plant in the UK this week. They claim to be the first in the world to be able to convert used plastic containers back into food grade raw materials destined for new packaging. This closed loop process will be able to turn over a whopping 35,000 tonnes of PET and HDPE plastics a year. Industry insiders were skeptical that such a solution was feasible, but recent innovations in infrastructure and processing have made it possible. Companies are excited at the prospect of using recycled plastics that are locally sourced and produced.

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