Nestlé and Plastic Energy will come together to explore the scope for the first- commercial large-scale facility of its kind in the UK

Nestlé UK and Ireland has joined forces with Plastic Energy, a major chemical recycling company, with the aim of developing a plant in the UK. The two companies will come together to to explore the scope for the first- commercial large-scale facility of its kind in the UK. Plastic Energy, which already has two similar recycling plants in Spain, uses and develops specialist recycling technology to transform traditionally hard-to-recycle plastic waste, such as confectionery wrappers, dry pet food pouches and breakfast cereal bags, into recycled oils called TACOIL. These  can…

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Viridor and Plastic Energy announce ground-breaking UK circular economy collaboration

Viridor and PLASTIC ENERGY have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and commenced feasibility work to develop a new project which would seek to return up to 30,000 tonnes of previously unrecycled plastic to the economy every year and prioritise resource and energy efficiency.  If successful, the project is expected to be finalised by the end of 2023. The project would represent a ground-breaking UK circular economy collaboration, integrating with Viridor’s polymers investments to deliver a more complete plastics recycling solution. Viridor would provide predominantly low-density plastic film – a…

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