TRADING WASTE COMMODITIES

The Global Waste Marketplace

WasteTrade is the pioneering online marketplace that connects waste generators, such as manufacturers, with recyclers and end users of waste commodities around the globe.

Buy Material

  • All WasteTrade buyers are fully accredited and certified
  • All sellers are fully vetted to ensure accurate listings
  • Year-round access to thousands of tonnes of materials
  • Filter by precise specifications to find suitable listings

Sell Material

  • Access our global network of verified recycling facilities
  • Maximise the value of your waste commodities
  • Recycle your materials ethically with full transparency
  • A carbon-efficient circular economy for your waste
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Eco Solutions for the Waste Industry

Circular Economy

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CARBON REDUCTION

WasteTrade has partnered with ThinkCarbon, an artificial intelligence based carbon analysis tool to minimise the carbon footprint of the waste sector and introduce more environmentally conscious practices into the industry.

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TRUST & RELIABILITY

WasteTrade eliminates the risks involved in dealing with suppliers or end users who are unknown to you or who operate in other countries as we are the only entity you deal with.

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COMPLIANCE

WasteTrade handles all paperwork and ensures that you are fully compliant and up to date with all regulations and legislation, removing the stress from the global waste anagement industry.

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PROFITABILITY

WasteTrade allows you to easily compare bids to find the most lucrative offers while also reducing the overall transport costs and guaranteeing payment for your materials.

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HAND-HELD SERVICE

WasteTrade guides you through the process step by step to make it quick and easy for you to navigate. We provide support on all areas of the process from buying to selling as and when required.

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Materials

WasteTrade is the pioneering online marketplace that connects the producers, recyclers and manufacturers of waste commodities globally.

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Plastic-Other(Mix)

  • Average Weight per Load 10 MT

  • Material Location United Kingdom - Must remain in country of origin

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Plastic-LDPE

  • Average Weight per Load 20 MT

  • Material Location United Kingdom - Must remain in country of origin

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Plastic-PVC

  • Average Weight per Load 15 MT

  • Material Location United Kingdom - Must remain in country of origin

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Plastic-LDPE

  • Average Weight per Load 24 MT

  • Material Location United Kingdom - Must remain in country of origin

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Plastic-LDPE

  • Average Weight per Load 20 MT

  • Material Location United Kingdom - Must remain in country of origin

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Plastic-LDPE

  • Average Weight per Load 18 MT

  • Material Location United Kingdom - Must remain in country of origin

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Plastic-PP

  • Average Weight per Load 18 MT

  • Material Location United Kingdom - Must remain in country of origin

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Plastic-PP

  • Average Weight per Load 24 MT

  • Material Location United Kingdom - Must remain in country of origin

About us

Our Mission

WasteTrade is the pioneering online marketplace that connects
waste generators and re-processors around the world in a secure virtual environment.

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WasteTrade materials. Sell your material with us.

PET Recycling

PET - PET is the abbreviation for Polyethylene Terephthalate, which is formed when ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid are combined. It is a clear plastic that is both strong and lightweight enough to be popularly used for food and beverage packaging, with close to all single-use plastic drinks bottles being made from PET. It is also a popular choice for a great many other products, such as bottles for hygiene products and even tennis ball cannisters.

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HDPE Recycling

HDPE - HDPE is the abbreviation for High-Density Polyethylene, which is made from the monomer ethylene. It is a thermoplastic, which means that it can become softer when heated in order to be moulded and will then harden when cooled without any alteration to the material’s properties. The material is incredibly versatile as it is lightweight, strong, malleable, impact resistant, weather resistant and long lasting. It is used across a wide variety of products over a range of different industries. For example, it is used for milk jugs, fuel tanks, piping, children’s toys, and even bread bags and cereal box liners.

hdpe-piping

PVC Recycling

PVC - PVC is the abbreviation Polyvinyl Chloride. It is made by the combination of chlorine and ethylene to form the monomer vinyl chloride, which is then sequenced to make the polymer Polyvinyl Chloride. PVC is a very strong and tough material that can be easily shaped, which gives it many different uses in terms of what it can be manufactured into. PVC can also be made soft and flexible when mixed with certain additives. This means that whereas PVC can be used for construction, automotive and medical items, it can also be used for items such as polyvinyl flooring, clothing and upholstery.

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LDPE Recycling

LDPE - LDPE is the abbreviation of Low-Density Polyethylene, which is made from the monomer ethylene. LDPE is a thermoplastic, which means that when heated it can become softer in order to be moulded and will then harden when cooled without any alteration to the material’s properties. The plastic is lightweight, strong, impact resistant and chemical resistant. LDPE is an ideal material for the manufacturing of thin, flexible products such as plastic bags, shrink-wrap, stretch film, container lids, squeezable bottles and so on.

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PP Recycling

PP - PP is the abbreviation of Polypropylene, which is a thermoplastic made from the monomer propylene. Being a thermoplastic means that when heated it can become softer in order to be moulded and will then harden when cooled without any alteration to the material’s properties. PP is tough, lightweight, chemical resistant and moisture resistant. The plastic is used for a wide range of products, such as packaging products, automotive parts and consumer goods.

Polypropylene plastic sheets

PS Recycling

PS - PS is the abbreviation of Polystyrene, a hydrocarbon polymer made from the monomer styrene. It is a thermoplastic, which means that when it is heated it can become soft enough to mould and then harden again when cooled. PS can come in the form of a solid plastic or a rigid foam. Solid PS is commonly used in items such as medical test tubes, household smoke alarm housings, CD cases and yoghurt pots. Foam PS is frequently used as packing material.

PS-Plastic

PC Recycling

PC - PC is the abbreviation for Polycarbonate. Polycarbonates are a group of thermoplastic polymers that contain within their chemical structure carbonate groups. PC is very strong, impact resistant, heat resistant, chemical resistant and lightweight. This plastic is commonly used in items such as parts for appliances, automotive parts, construction parts, medical gear, consumer products and food packaging.

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ABS Recycling

ABS - ABS is the abbreviation of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, a polymer made from the monomers acrylonitrile, butadiene and styrene. It is stiff, strong, impact resistant and chemical resistant. It is used in a number of different products such as computer parts, tools, plug socket faces and toys.

ABS-Lego

EPS Recycling

EPS - EPS is the abbreviation for Expanded Polystyrene. Polystyrene is a polymer made from the monomer styrene, and EPS is made from beads of Polystyrene expanded by gas. It is lightweight and tough and is good for use as insulation. It is used in a number of different products such as packaging material, furniture and sports equipment.

EPS

PET Recycling

PET - PET is the abbreviation for Polyethylene Terephthalate, which is formed when ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid are combined. It is a clear plastic that is both strong and lightweight enough to be popularly used for food and beverage packaging, with close to all single-use plastic drinks bottles being made from PET. It is also a popular choice for a great many other products, such as bottles for hygiene products and even tennis ball cannisters.

PET-plastic-straps-baled

HDPE Recycling

HDPE - HDPE is the abbreviation for High-Density Polyethylene, which is made from the monomer ethylene. It is a thermoplastic, which means that it can become softer when heated in order to be moulded and will then harden when cooled without any alteration to the material’s properties. The material is incredibly versatile as it is lightweight, strong, malleable, impact resistant, weather resistant and long lasting. It is used across a wide variety of products over a range of different industries. For example, it is used for milk jugs, fuel tanks, piping, children’s toys, and even bread bags and cereal box liners.

hdpe-piping

PVC Recycling

PVC - PVC is the abbreviation Polyvinyl Chloride. It is made by the combination of chlorine and ethylene to form the monomer vinyl chloride, which is then sequenced to make the polymer Polyvinyl Chloride. PVC is a very strong and tough material that can be easily shaped, which gives it many different uses in terms of what it can be manufactured into. PVC can also be made soft and flexible when mixed with certain additives. This means that whereas PVC can be used for construction, automotive and medical items, it can also be used for items such as polyvinyl flooring, clothing and upholstery.

PVC-Plastic-scaled

LDPE Recycling

LDPE - LDPE is the abbreviation of Low-Density Polyethylene, which is made from the monomer ethylene. LDPE is a thermoplastic, which means that when heated it can become softer in order to be moulded and will then harden when cooled without any alteration to the material’s properties. The plastic is lightweight, strong, impact resistant and chemical resistant. LDPE is an ideal material for the manufacturing of thin, flexible products such as plastic bags, shrink-wrap, stretch film, container lids, squeezable bottles and so on.

LDPE-on-a-roll-in-a-factory

PP Recycling

PP - PP is the abbreviation of Polypropylene, which is a thermoplastic made from the monomer propylene. Being a thermoplastic means that when heated it can become softer in order to be moulded and will then harden when cooled without any alteration to the material’s properties. PP is tough, lightweight, chemical resistant and moisture resistant. The plastic is used for a wide range of products, such as packaging products, automotive parts and consumer goods.

Polypropylene plastic sheets

PS Recycling

PS - PS is the abbreviation of Polystyrene, a hydrocarbon polymer made from the monomer styrene. It is a thermoplastic, which means that when it is heated it can become soft enough to mould and then harden again when cooled. PS can come in the form of a solid plastic or a rigid foam. Solid PS is commonly used in items such as medical test tubes, household smoke alarm housings, CD cases and yoghurt pots. Foam PS is frequently used as packing material.

PS-Plastic

PC Recycling

PC - PC is the abbreviation for Polycarbonate. Polycarbonates are a group of thermoplastic polymers that contain within their chemical structure carbonate groups. PC is very strong, impact resistant, heat resistant, chemical resistant and lightweight. This plastic is commonly used in items such as parts for appliances, automotive parts, construction parts, medical gear, consumer products and food packaging.

PC1

ABS Recycling

ABS - ABS is the abbreviation of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, a polymer made from the monomers acrylonitrile, butadiene and styrene. It is stiff, strong, impact resistant and chemical resistant. It is used in a number of different products such as computer parts, tools, plug socket faces and toys.

ABS-Lego

EPS Recycling

EPS - EPS is the abbreviation for Expanded Polystyrene. Polystyrene is a polymer made from the monomer styrene, and EPS is made from beads of Polystyrene expanded by gas. It is lightweight and tough and is good for use as insulation. It is used in a number of different products such as packaging material, furniture and sports equipment.

EPS

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EU Waste Export Ban

EU to Ban Plastic Waste Exports to Non-OECD Countries

In an effort to combat environmental challenges, the European Commission and the European Council have reached an agreement to ban the export of plastic waste from the European Union (EU) to non-OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries. This decision marks a significant stride in the EU’s environmental policy. Comprehensive Agreement on Waste Shipments…

November 29, 2023

Simpler Recycling

Simpler Recycling: A Step Forward, But Is It Enough?

The English landscape of recycling is undergoing a significant transformation, as the government unveils its ‘Simpler Recycling’ plans. Paul Sanderson, The Recycling Association’s chief executive, welcomes the initiative’s focus on dry core materials – paper, card, plastics, metals, and glass packaging. However, the proposal’s wider context and its potential impact demand deeper analysis. Simpler Recycling…

October 26, 2023

Welcome to WasteTrade: The Global Waste Marketplace

Revolutionising the Waste Industry

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Plastic Recycling made easy

At WasteTrade, we're transforming the way the world trades waste by connecting buyers and sellers from all corners of the globe. Our innovative online platform streamlines the entire process by automatically calculating shipping costs, documentation, exchange rates, and carbon footprint with just a click.

Plastic Recycling Made Simple

Browse our extensive consignments and easily sort listings by material type, specific plastic waste, or country of origin. With WasteTrade, plastic recycling is now more efficient and accessible than ever before.

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Waste Plastic: Turning Trash into Treasure

Our platform brings transparency and trust to waste trading. With WasteTrade, you can securely trade waste materials while mitigating risks, ensuring regulatory compliance, and making informed decisions.

Partner with a Reliable Plastic Recycler

WasteTrade is your one-stop-shop for connecting with reputable plastic recyclers. Our platform simplifies the process of finding and partnering with trustworthy recyclers to help you achieve your sustainability goals.

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Trade Waste with Confidence

Our platform brings transparency and trust to waste trading. With WasteTrade, you can securely trade waste materials while mitigating risks, ensuring regulatory compliance, and making informed decisions.

Join WasteTrade today and be part of the global waste trading revolution that's making a difference for the environment and the economy

Plastic recycling diversity

Plastic Recycling

Consequences of plastic waste and environmental pollution

Consequences of Plastic Waste

The sources of plastic waste

Sources of Plastic Waste

Applications of plastic in manufacturing products of consumer industry

Manufacturing/Consumer products

Applications of plastic in Electrical devices

Electronics

Applications of plastic in medical devices

Medical

Metal recycler on WasteTrade paltform

Metal Recyclers

Applications of plastic in Building and Construction

Building and Construction

Applications of plastic in packaging

Packaging

Frequently asked questions

WasteTrade is an online marketplace for the global waste industry. We bring both waste producers and processors and waste together in a supportive virtual environment to make dealing in waste commodities as easy and profitable as possible.

To get started on WasteTrade, you must first complete the registration process. Once you have submitted your information and we have reviewed and verified it, you will have full access to the WasteTrade marketplace. You can list your own waste materials for sale or place bis on the listings of other users; once you agree to a deal, sit back and let WasteTrade handle the transport, the compliance and the payments.

Using WasteTrade makes recycling waste commodities easier and more profitable, therefore serving as an incentive for businesses to recycle their scrap materials. As well as increasing the amount of waste that is recycled, thanks to partnership with ThinkCarbon, WasteTrade offers full carbon footprint visibility.

The global waste industry presents many barriers to businesses trying to recycle their materials, including: Compliance and regulation issues, transport and secure payments. As WasteTrade handles all of these issues, it has never been easier or more rewarding for businesses to ethically dispose of their waste.

On WasteTrade, buyers and sellers have full access to our marketplace. For sellers, we offer your materials exposure to our approved end users all around the world, increasing the likelihood of finding a suitable buyer. For buyers, we provide you the opportunity to source waste commodities from all around the world, increasing the availability of materials. For both parties, we organise transport, provide secure payments and ensure adherence to regulations.

With WasteTrade, your money is safe; as we secure payments from buyers before releasing the sellers materials.