UK firms need new business focus

Plastics recyclers are struggling to compete against virgin polymers amid falling oil prices, but new markets outside food-grade recycling could open up opportunities to supply to other industries. Chiara Francavilla investigates.

by Chiara Francavilla
Recycling rates for plastic are going up (credit: bogdanwanko/123RF)
Recycling rates for plastic are going up (credit: bogdanwanko/123RF)

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