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How to recycle plastic bottles

Client overview:

Medway Drums Ltd provide a wide range of recycling services to customers across various industry sectors. Customers use Medway Drums Lts for their industrial requirements and legislation, also bringing them financial benefits and peace of mind.

Background and challenge:

Back in July 2017 we held an open house event at our site in Aylesford, where we invited clients and potential customers to watch our industrial shredders and briquetters in action. We also asked customers to bring their own materials along to test them, to ensure the machine they were interested in would give them the end result they were after in terms of material size and form.

George French, Managing Director of Medway Drums Ltd was so impressed by the trials we ran at our open house event and was certain a shredder would help his business deal with the growing need to recycle HDPE plastic bottles and drums. In the past, Medway Drums had tried to bale these items but was unsuccessful due to the high memory within the material. They also had limited space and couldn’t purchase a machine that would be bulky.

Solution:

Medway Drums Ltd opted for an Ultra 60 with a pre-owned shredder frame. We also slightly modified the shredder and frame to create a safe connecting system, incorporating interlocks on the shredder frame gate to prevent access to the out-feed of the shredder whilst it is in operation.

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