You see it every day in your warehouse; but if you're tossing your stretch film in the trash and not engaging in a stretch film recycling program, you're literally throwing money away. Fortunately, the experts at AAA Polymer are here to help with an intuitive Guide to Stretch Film Recycling in Warehouses. Continue reading to learn more about stretch film recycling for your warehouse.
In general, there are two different types of recyclable stretch film:
By simply removing the plastic scrap from your trash, you can help the environment as well as your bottom line. On one hand, you can reduce the cost of trash disposal, which is a fixed charge every time your trash bins are picked up. The site of disposal also charges a "per ton" tipping fee, which can be anywhere from $20 up to $100 a ton — based on where you live. Let's look at real world example:
If you're interested in starting a stretch film recycling program, the experts at AAA Polymer will help. As a simple and hassle-free process, here's how it works:
You can receive documentation of the destruction of your recyclables with our Certified Destruction Program.
One of the most critical components of your stretch film recycling program is the design. We’ll apply our decades of experience to ensure your program is as effective and engaging as possible. We will also help you keep your staff educated, so everyone involved in the program will know the best practices to maximize your returns. And there are several ways we can positively influence the design.
We always suggest our clients speak to their vendors to inform them of the plastics recycling program and ways they can help make it as successful as possible, such as:
There are also several things you can do inside of your facility to increase the success of your stretch wrap recycling program, including:
Your employees are critical to the success of the program, holding the keys to success. As a result, it makes dollars and sense to ensure they understand the importance.
In the end, ongoing employee education and motivation will drive the success of your program, and your partners at AAA Polymer will help.
Undoubtedly, the most important facet to a successful stretch film recycling program is a partner who understands your business and acts as an active extension of your company. AAA Polymer is that partner. And when you partner with us, we take on your goals as well as all of the necessary steps to help us get there.
Contact AAA Polymer today to learn more about starting a stretch film recycling program in your warehouse or distribution center.