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Closed loop food grade plastic recycling plant opens

The UKs first food grade plastics recycling facility has been opened in Dagenham, London, by Closed Loop Recycling (CLR). At the plant, 35,000 tonnes of PET and HDPE plastic bottles will be recycled back into raw food grade material ready to use in new food and drinks packaging. Companies already signed up to use it include Coca-Cola Enterprises, Marks & Spencer, Nampak Plastics Europe and Solo cup.CLR managing director Chris Dow said that the plant was evidence ...