How Long Does It Take Plastic to Break Down in a Landfill
We are 100% in favor of recycling as much plastic waste as possible. Still, it is not unusual for our team members to cringe at some of the things recycling proponents present as fact. A good example can be found in the many different estimates of how long it takes plastic to break down in…Read More
3 Things That Would Put Plastic Recycling on Par with Paper
Here at Seraphim Plastics, we are extremely proud of the fact that we recycle large volumes of industrial plastic waste every year. We are not alone. Other industrial plastic recycling outfits across the country do the same thing. And still, the vast majority of plastic we use in this country doesn’t get recycled. Contrast that…Read More
Pre-Consumer vs Post-Industrial Plastic Waste: Are They the Same Thing?
Operators in the recycling industry use a variety of terms to classify different types of plastics. For example, we might talk about pre-consumer and post-industrial waste as a means of distinguishing between two types of plastic waste. Outside of our industry, these two classification terms are often used interchangeably despite being distinctly different. In…Read More