If you own or manage a warehouse, distribution center, or similar facility, it makes dollars and sense for you to know how plastic recycling works!
Considering the primary stream of waste in warehouses, distribution centers, and shipping facilities is stretch film, implementing a plastic stretch film recycling program can result in ample savings and make a serious positive environmental impact.
At AAA Polymer, we regularly help businesses, facilities, warehouses, and distribution centers (W/DCs) throughout the tri-state area implement stretch film recycling programs that result in real cost savings. We will guide you through the process and provide the support to make sure you're maximizing your savings.
Don't hesitate to give us a call today to schedule your free on-site consultation and analysis. In the meantime, continue reading to learn how plastic recycling works for warehouses and distribution centers.
How Plastic Recycling Works for Warehouses and Distribution Centers?
The process for plastic recycling is very similar to all other materials. It will typically follow some variation of the following steps:
Collection Strategies for Warehouses and Distribution Centers
If you operate a warehouse or distribution center, it's all about the collection strategies you use. Here are a few tried, tested, and proven collection strategies you can use to optimize your plastic recycling.
Helping Employees Stick to the Recycling Plan
Your employees are your first and last line of defense for your recycling plan. It's of the utmost importance your team understands how plastic recycling works as well as the importance of the initiative.
If your employees throw valuable plastic scraps in with the trash or vice versa, it can reduce the overall effectiveness of your stretch film recycling initiative and reduce savings. Here are a few tips to help your employees stick to the recycling plan:
In addition, it's important to make a commitment to ongoing employee education for long-term success.
The Key to Quality Control
One of the keys to quality control is to engage all vendors. In fact, quality control should start prior to the pallet arriving on your receiving dock. A few tips include:
Contact AAA Polymer to Begin Your Commercial Recycling Service
If you manage or own a W/DC, stretch film recycling is an excellent way to save money, improve your organizational culture, and make a real difference in your community.
Contact AAA Polymer today to learn how we can help optimize your program.