End of Life Plastic Products

At Green Ant Industries we recognise that  plastic products can and often do have more than one useful life. Our closed  loop recycling service allows products at the end of one useful life to be  collected, recycled and returned to you or the plastic moulding / production  facility of your choice.

Using our network of Plastic Recycling Associates we can offer a  full range of closed loop plastic recycling services ensuring that your end of life plastic  products are recycled here in the UK and as close to the location of the waste  as possible to minimise the cost on the environment and on your pocket.

Typical products that work well in a closed loop recycling scheme include:-

  • Wheeled refuse bins (PEHD)
  • Bottle crates (PEHD / PP)
  • Gas / Water Pipes (PEHD / PEMD)

However, any end of life plastic product can be successfully recycled in a closed loop recycling scheme so long as effective and efficent collections systems can be put into place.

Closed Loop Recycling Services

Our comprehensive range of closed loop processing  plastic recycling services include:-

  • Manual sorting of  the plastics into their different plastic types
  • Washing and drying  to remove dirt and other impurities
  • Shredding /  granulation to reduce the size of the waste into a size suitable for final  processing
  • Compounding to  produce a high quality recycled plastic compound
  • You can select as few or as  many of our toll recycling services as you require and have your raw materials  returned to you in the form you require.

Recycled Plastics Compounds

Recycled plastic compounds can be  produced with any property enhancing additive that may be required to bring  your plastic waste materials back up to the desired specification or colour.

These  include impact modifiers, fillers, processing aids etc.


Each delivery of recycled plastic compound is  accompanied by a Certificate of Conformity and, if required, a Certificate of  Analysis for each batch detailing parameters which are critical to customers  (this is a chargeable service).

These parameters can include  test results for :

  • Density
  • Melt  Flow Index (MFI)
  • Izod  Impact
  • Heat  Distortion Temperature (HDT)
  • Vicat  Softening Temperature
  • Various  Tensile Tests.


Your recycled plastic compounds can be returned to  you in the packaging of your choice including 25 kg paper sacks, foil lined  bags, FIBC’s, Octoboxes and for larger quantities by bulk tanker delivery.

Contacting Green Ant Plastic Recycling

To find out more about how Green Ant can help you with your closed loop plastic recycling requirements, please call on 01507 418111 or send us your details via our Contact Form.