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586 ECO plastics Continuum Recycling Hemswell plant

Plant doubles UK plastic bottle recycling capacity

The unassuming industrial estate at Hemswell deep in the Lincolnshire countryside is typical of many built on former military air bases. It’s only a quick hop from an illustrious neighbour, the still-operational RAF Scampton, used these days by the iconic Red Arrows but also the airfield from which Guy Gibson VC and his 617 squadron took off to launch their bouncing bombs at German dams nearly 70 years ago.