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Banging The Drum For Reuse

Banging The Drum For Reuse

Banging the Drum for Reuse Inevitably, the current economic climate will see rationalisation across the whole of the UK’s infrastructure – and the recycling sector is no different. Is your current service provider offering continuity of service – for example for your drum disposal and drum recycling? Are you still able to source your reconditioned […]

Plastics Recycling

Plastics Recycling

Plastics Recycling Plastics Recycling, we must act now: A truly shocking report in the journal “Science” this week predicted that, unless we radically change our habits across the globe, we will add another 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic to our natural environment by 2040 – either via landfill or pollution of our seas and oceans. […]

Sustainability – Are your plastic drums & IBCs ‘renewable’?

Sustainability – Are your plastic drums & IBCs ‘renewable’? IBC reconditioned

Sustainability – Are your plastic drums & IBCs ‘renewable’? There has been a lot of positive coverage this week about the UK’s move away from coal-fired electricity generation. We have now gone two months without generating power from coal. More-and-more we are moving towards renewables – wind, water and the like – to generate our […]

Packaging Collection

Packaging Collection

Packaging Collection: Hazardous, Reconditioned Packaging, Plastic Drums and IBCs Cut Costs, earn revenue and be ahead of the game These are unprecedented times and difficult times. Just how difficult is not yet clear, and it’s this uncertainty that influences our decision making the most. Plastic Drums and IBCs: Don’t Ignore Them At times like these, […]

IBCs For Dummies

IBCs For Dummies IBC reconditioned

IBCs for Dummies! What are they? Intermediate Bulk Containers or ‘IBCs’ are versatile, reusable, affordable, pallet mounted containers. Most commonly, IBCs are made from a plastic tote container with a surrounding tubular galvanised steel grid. These properties mean IBCs are suitable for a variety of purposes across a diverse range of industries; safely storing liquids, […]

The Chemical Industry & Circular Economy

The Chemical Industry & Circular Economy

Circular Economy & The Chemical Industry The chemical industry uses virgin, bio-based and secondary (recycled) materials to produce an array of products crucial to economies. According to a March 2019 report for the ICCA by Oxford Economics, an estimate of over 95% of all manufactured goods rely on some form of chemical industrial process. As […]

Happy Christmas from PRDS!

Happy Christmas from PRDS! Christmas Message

Happy Christmas from PRDS! http://prdservices.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/1507940118923-hysdc8.mp4 Thank you to all our customers and suppliers in 2019. We are looking forward to meeting the challenges of 2020! All the very best for the festive season and the New Year! get in touch 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Subscribe Share Share Share Share Share

Should we bury our plastic waste?

Should we bury our plastic waste?

Should we bury our plastic waste? With increasing complications regarding plastic recycling, the government’s chief environmental scientist has proposed the storage of plastic waste in landfill sites in order to deal with China’s recent ban on waste imports. With China taking action to ban most waste imports, including 55% of the plastic waste exported by […]

Drum Recycling

Drum Recycling

Drum Recycling As with many of our processes in modern society, we are aiming to increase our sustainability, reducing our impact on the environment – industrial packaging and drum recycling is no exception. Being one of the most common forms of industrial packaging, we should aim to prioritise drum recycling for both metal and plastic […]