Buy & Sell PET plastic worldwide at WasteTrade. We specialise in PET Recycling in the UK, where you get the best prices for your PET plastic scrap materials
The WasteTrade marketplace makes it easier than ever to access the most sustainable PET recycling services in the world. Through our fully-vetted global userbase, you gain direct exposure to the most reputable plastics reprocessors in the worldwide recycling industry. Through our platform, you will be connected directly with more potential PET recycling buyers than would ever be possible through traditional waste brokerage services.
By connecting you directly with the buyers, WasteTrade also removes the need for you to go through a middleman – a waste broker. WasteTrade shows you the exact offer the end user makes you; you are no longer forced to trust that a waste broker is offering you prices that represent the true value of your materials. You also no longer have to trust that the broker is sending your materials to an ethical PET recycling company, as all recyclers on the WasteTrade platform have been fully vetted before being granted access to the marketplace.
Creating your account on WasteTrade is totally free and you will be granted full access to the marketplace, just as soon as we complete our quick verification process – this usually happens within 24 hours. Creating listings on WasteTrade is also free and we charge no commissions on the materials you sell to PET recycling companies. WasteTrade is completely free to use, making it easier, more convenient and more profitable than it has ever been to recycle your plastic scrap.
Frequently asked questions
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is an incredibly safe material; it has been used in food packaging for decades and there have never been any known adverse effects. It is approved for use by the FDA, the European Food Safety Authority, Health Canada and most other major health and safety agencies in the world.
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is a widely used material in many settings; it is found in homes, warehouses, supermarkets, businesses and many others. Due to its high strength and lightweight, it is a popular choice in food and beverage packaging. For example, the plastic trays used to store fruits and vegetables in supermarkets are most often made from PET. As well as this, nearly all of the world’s single-use plastics drinks bottles are made from PET.
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is a plastic formed by the combination of ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid. Ethylene glycol and terephthalic are heated together with chemical catalysts to produce PET. This reaction will produce a molten, viscous mass of PET that can then be spun into fibres or solidified and later processed into plastic.
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is a food safe plastic that is very strong and lightweight. The properties of this material make it a popular choice for use in the food and beverage industry. Supermarkets often use PET for storing fruits and vegetables and the majority of single-use plastics drinks bottle in the world are also made from it.
There are many advantages of using Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) that make it a popular choice among manufacturers. For example, this material is strong and lightweight, which make it highly versatile. It is also a clear plastic, which makes it a good choice for packaging as it allows consumers to see inside products. PET is also recyclable, meaning as long as it is handled, stored and disposed of correctly then it is an environmentally friendly choice.
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is a fully recyclable plastic. To recycle PET, it must be sorted and sent to a recycling centre where it will be separated from non-PET materials and cleaned in preparation for the recycling process. It will then be shredded into flakes before being melted and formed into pellets; these pellets can then be sent back into manufacturing.