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Plastics recycling centre. Bales of LDPE (low-density polyethylene plastics) plastic of containers awaiting processing at a recycling centre. This facility recycles plastic products from numerous sources. It breaks them down and supplies high quality regrinds, compounds and baled plastics to customers engaged in a wide range of activities from compounding, to bag blowing and injection moulding. LDPE is used to make thin, flexible plastics like wrapping films, grocery bags, sandwich bags and a variety of soft packaging materials prior to recycling. Photographed at Vanden Recycling, UK.
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