Circular Products: What Are They and Do They Really Exist?

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As a company specializing in industrial plastic recycling, we have a vested interest in the circular economy. The circular economy is of course, fueled by circular products. At least that is the underlying thought. What you might not know is that the circular economy principle is not as black-and-white as it might seem. This is…

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Why Plastic Is Easier to Recycle than Carbon Fiber

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Carbon fiber is a manufacturing material being used more frequently to make consumer products. Once the domain of the aerospace industry, carbon fiber is attractive to product designers wanting something new. Still, some manufacturers rely on more traditional plastics when their products do not need the structural integrity that carbon fiber affords. Among the reasons…

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The Fine Lines Between Recycling, Reusing, and Repurposing

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We market what we do as industrial plastic recycling. We purchase commercial plastic waste that we can transform into regrind material. We then sell that regrind to manufacturers. We have no problem labeling our activities as recycling. But you could call what we do reusing or repurposing. That’s because, in our case, the lines between…

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When It Comes to Industrial Plastic Recycling, More Is Better

Industrial Plastic Recycling

A quick perusal of our website reveals that we prefer to purchase scrap industrial plastic in large volumes. You might call Seraphim Plastics a bulk buyer. When it comes to industrial plastic recycling, our viewpoint is that more is better. It is really about the economics of scale. The same economic benefits scale affords nationwide…

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Repurposing and Reusing on an Industrial Scale

Industrial Plastic Recycling

Your average person on the street thinks of plastic recycling only in terms of water bottles and kitchen food containers. People really have no idea what industrial plastic recycling is all about. They also don’t know much about how the process works. That’s fine, as long as our customers continue selling us their plastic waste.…

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