LDPE(Clear Plastic Film)

Recycle your stretch wrap plastic waste:

Innovative recycling technology allows soft plastics such as shrink wrap and bubble wrap to be recycled. This service is perfect for businesses or warehouses who process a large amount of stock wrapped in stretch wrap on a daily basis. This is also known as pallet wrap. Recycling shrink wrap and other LDPE clear plastics is not only good for the environment but saves your business money. Contact us today for an online quote.

Services provided Australia wide including Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Geelong, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

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Key benefits of plastic recycling in Australia

Land fill waste disposal Australia

Reduces landfill, where soft plastics can take up to 1,000 years to break down

Saving energy is one good reason to recycle as a part of your waste management strategy

Uses 70% less energy than raw materials to manufacture

Food waste recycling collections. Melbourne. Brisbane, Sydney and Australia wide

Increases your business’ diversion rates with our access to state-ofthe-art recycling technology

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Saves your business money by diverting waste to a recycled stream and optimising your solution

Clear plastic shrink wrap is recyclable as it is made from LDPE

Why choose us?

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We keep our finger on the pulse with innovative recycling technology and educate our clients on what materials can, in fact, be recycled.

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We can combine this waste collection service with your existing bale press or provide you with receptacles if you don’t already have them on site.

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We recycle ethically at a reputable local facility and do not participate in plastic waste exportation, which commonly results in illegal plastic burning and air pollution.

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We provide free site inspections and expert advice from our team with over 15 years of experience.

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We’re proud to offer the most affordable waste disposal and collection solutions on the market.

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This service suits specific plastics. Please enquire with one of our friendly team members to discuss this service is right for your business

Read our case study here.

What types of plastic can be recycled?

Most plastics are recyclable, however whether this is possible or not depends upon several factors. 

The plastic needs to be of a type that is recyclable, good quality, and clean. There needs to be sufficient volume to make it economical. There needs to be an end product that creates demand for recyclate. There also needs to be a recycling facility located near enough to ensure transport and logistics costs are low. If all of these elements are present, there is a good chance the product can be cost effectively recycled. 

Most hard plastics have a small number on them inside a triangular recycling symbol. When you talk to a recycler, it is very useful to have this information handy, as the number can often tell you what type of plastic you have.

To help you to understand what these mean, here they are:

  • #1 plastic: Polyethylene Terephthalate.
  • #2 plastic: High-Density Polyethylene.
  • #3 Plastic: Polyvinyl Chloride.
  • #4 Plastic: Low-Density Polyethylene.
  • #5 Plastic: Polypropylene.
  • #6 Plastic: Polystyrene.
  • #7 Plastic: Other. (note – not all of these are recyclable)

Nationwide Waste Solutions is a Melbourne based services, waste and recycling broker. 

We facilitate plastic recycling services and plastic collections in various locations across Australia.

Some of these locations include major cities such as Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Geelong and Perth.

Please contact us to discuss your plastic recycling needs as a part of a total waste and recycling solution. 

We are often asked….what are the benefits of recycling stretch wrap:

In today’s world, where sustainability is at the forefront of environmental consciousness, businesses are increasingly seeking ways to reduce their ecological footprint. One often-overlooked area of waste management is stretch wrap, commonly used in packaging and shipping operations. However, by embracing recycling initiatives for stretch wrap, businesses can not only minimize their environmental impact but also contribute to a more sustainable future.

Environmental Impact of Stretch Wrap: Stretch wrap, also known as pallet wrap or shrink wrap, is a versatile packaging material used to secure goods during transportation and storage. While highly effective in safeguarding products, stretch wrap poses significant environmental challenges when disposed of improperly. In landfills, stretch wrap can take hundreds of years to decompose, releasing harmful greenhouse gases in the process. Moreover, improper disposal can lead to littering and pollution, further exacerbating environmental degradation.

The Case for Recycling: Recycling stretch wrap presents a compelling solution to these environmental challenges. By diverting stretch wrap from landfills and incinerators, businesses can reduce the demand for virgin plastic production, conserving natural resources and minimizing energy consumption. Additionally, recycling stretch wrap helps mitigate pollution and littering, preserving ecosystems and safeguarding wildlife habitats.

Environmental Benefits of Recycling Stretch Wrap:

  1. Resource Conservation: Recycling stretch wrap allows businesses to reclaim valuable resources, such as polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), which are used in its production. By reprocessing these materials into new products or packaging materials, businesses can minimize the need for virgin plastic production, conserving finite natural resources.

  2. Energy Savings: The recycling process for stretch wrap consumes significantly less energy compared to the production of virgin plastic. By diverting stretch wrap from landfills and incinerators, businesses can reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with energy-intensive manufacturing processes, thereby mitigating climate change and promoting environmental sustainability.

  3. Waste Reduction:

  4. Recycling stretch wrap helps alleviate the burden on landfill capacity, prolonging the lifespan of existing waste management infrastructure. By diverting stretch wrap from landfills, businesses can reduce the environmental impact of waste disposal and minimize the associated costs of waste management.

  5. Pollution Prevention: Improperly disposed stretch wrap can contribute to littering and pollution in terrestrial and marine environments. Recycling stretch wrap helps prevent littering and reduces the risk of environmental contamination, preserving the beauty and integrity of natural landscapes and marine ecosystems.

  6. Corporate Responsibility: Embracing recycling initiatives for stretch wrap demonstrates a commitment to environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility. By integrating sustainable practices into their operations, businesses can enhance their reputation, attract environmentally conscious customers, and inspire positive change within their industries.

Conclusion: In conclusion, recycling stretch wrap offers a myriad of environmental benefits, ranging from resource conservation and energy savings to waste reduction and pollution prevention. By embracing recycling initiatives for stretch wrap, businesses can minimize their environmental impact, promote sustainability, and contribute to a cleaner, greener future for generations to come. Together, we can unwrap the potential of recycling stretch wrap and pave the way towards a more sustainable world.