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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 […]

IBC Recycling

IBC Recycling IBC reconditioned

IBC Recycling As we progress toward a more sustainable society, industry must adapt and consider the eco impact of their operations, embracing green processes such as IBC recycling, in order to reduce their footprint. IBCs are one of the most common types of industrial containers, used across a wide range of industries such as chemical, […]

Plastic Recycling & McDonald’s Straws

Plastic Recycling & McDonald’s Straws

Plastic Packaging Recycling & McDonald’s Straws As the world becomes more aware of the importance of recycling and green solutions, plastics are quickly gaining attention on the global eco stage. Plastic packaging recycling is becoming increasingly important due to the sheer amount of plastic produced for products and packaging. Amidst this global trend however, there […]

Landfill vs EfW

Landfill vs EfW

Landfill vs EfW The Plastic Disposal Problem Although, as a society, we are becoming increasingly conscious of the importance of appropriate and effective waste management; this does not come without it’s challenges. The next step is deciding the best methods to deal with the waste problems we face; balancing the pros and cons of each. […]

Plastic Recycling in Africa

Plastic Recycling in Africa

Plastic Recycling in Africa taking action where it counts! WasteAid are a charity focussed on helping to improve conditions for people in developing nations through education on waste management and recycling. Tackling some of the largest polluters on the planet, WasteAid are addressing the devastating effects plastic pollution can have not just locally but globally. […]

Are You Paying Too Much For Packaging?

Are You Paying Too Much For Packaging? New and reconditioned packaging

Are You Paying Too Much For Packaging? We often hear about how important renewables and recycling is for the environment. We know this often comes with drawbacks for business; either coming at a cost or causing a loss in quality or efficiency. As a result, these issues create important business decisions as well as environmental […]

Is There Plastic in our Water?

Is There Plastic in our Water? Plastic Pollution

Is There Plastic In Our Water? Increasingly, we hear about the importance of embracing recycling, renewables & eco-friendly practices with plastics being a large problem-area on which to focus. Plastics used in both domestic and industrial domains alike, are often viewed as a one-use, disposable materials given little further thought. Plastics are however, designed to […]