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First consumer plastic bottle plant for Northen Ireland

Northern Irelands first fully automated sorting facility for post consumer plastic bottles has been opened by Irish Polymers. The 20,000 sq ft plant in Crumlin will use German technology to sort the bottles into polymer type. It plans to process around 10,000 tonnes of mixed plastic bottles in the next 12 months, creating an extra 12 jobs. Feedstock will come from the North and South of Ireland, material that previously would have been baled and exported ...