A mutant enzyme that can break down plastic bottles and containers has been making the news lately. This plastic-eating protein could revolutionise the recycling of plastic and allow for the full recycling of PET bottles. (more…)
Polythene sheeting is a plastic film made from petroleum (you may also hear it referred to as polyethylene sheeting, poly sheeting, plastic sheeting, plastic film and poly film). It’s an incredibly versatile product used in a wide range of applications. (more…)
Nowadays most people consider Father Christmas and Santa Claus to be different names for the same person, with Father Christmas tending to be more UK-centric while Santa is more commonly used in the US. However these two have very different histories, which have only recently...
The government website describes Offensive Waste as non-clinical waste that’s non-infectious and doesn’t contain pharmaceutical or chemical substances, but may be unpleasant to anyone who comes into contact with it. Offensive waste is further divided into two types, healthcare offensive waste and municipal offensive waste....
The plastic bags people are most familiar with are generally made from polyethylene. This consists of long chains of ethylene monomers which are derived from natural gas and petroleum. The polyethylene used for plastic bags can be low density, mid density or high density and...
For many decades, the landscape when it came to supermarket shopping in Britain was largely unchanging. The vast majority of people would regularly shop at one of the big four supermarkets of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda or Morrison’s, whilst a small sector of society favoured higher...
Plastics are versatile and cheap materials which are used in a huge variety of different ways in modern life. Comparatively strong whilst being light and flexible, the synthetic chemicals are utilised in everything from packaging to furniture production. (more…)
No matter what the exact nature of your business is, you are likely to produce a fair degree of waste and rubbish. Some businesses, such as those involved in food production or service, obviously produce far more but it is true of all companies that...
First Mile have used Abbey Polythene as its sole supplier of refuse sacks since 2004 and they have been an outstanding supplier.
“Abbey Polythene have been looking after our refuse sack supplies for more than 10 years. Quality is extremely important to us and Abbey Polythene’s products have always been consistently first class.”
“Thank you for you continuously efficient service and excellent quality products, always arriving on time and at the right price.”
“John at Abbey Polythene has been manufacturing and supplying Refuse Sacks to my Company for the last 15 years. CONSISTENCY OF QUALITY is of paramount importance to my business and that is what Abbey Polythene deliver."
“We have dealt with John at Abbey Polythene for over 20 years. Competitive prices together with excellent quality has secured our loyalty."
“One of our top suppliers, quality always to spec! – Abbey will always go the extra mile to meet our demands.”
“It is, and has always been, a pleasure dealing with Abbey Polythene over the last 6 years."
“Abbey Polythene have provided a friendly, professional service to us for around 20 years."