Brown Recycling have been operating for over 80 years as a leading waste recycling centre for Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe and the surrounding areas.

Our family-run business will ensure that your waste is disposed of in the most environmentally friendly way. The following materials will be taken in and made fit for use once again through reprocessing:

  • Cardboard
  • Paper
  • Dry Mixed Recyling
  • Plastic
  • Glass
  • Wood
  • Plasterboard
  • Aggregates

Baled and sent to the board industry. We can collect baled cardboard on our Hiab vehicle on scheduled or ad-hoc collections, and will pay market rate for large quantities of good quality cardboard bales.

Shredded and exported to Europe to be put back into the paper industry. We also provide a confidential shredding service complete with a destruction certificate for full traceability.

Polythene, paper, cans and bottles segregated for reprocessing. All these recyclables can go into a wheelie bin or REL container as long as they are not contaminated with other waste, and then collected on a scheduled service using our dedicated mixed recycling vehicle. Once further segregation has taken place at our MRF these recyclables can then be sent on for reprocessing back into the recycling industry.

Plastics which we can recycle include:

  • LDPE Film – Low Density Polyethylene, e.g. Shrink Wrap
  • HDPE – High Density Polyethylene, e.g. Plastic Milk Bottles
  • PET – Polyethylene Terephthalate, e.g. Fizzy Drink Bottles
  • PVC – Polyvinyl Chloride, e.g. Window Frames
  • PP – Polypropylene, e.g. Margarine Tubs

Sent to local glass plants to be recycled for the glass industry.

Everything bar MDF and chipboard reprocessed or sent to biomass plants for use in energy production.

All wood that that enters our recycling centre is always fully recycled, except for MDF and chipboard which we do not accept for wood recycling as this is handled as general waste material.

Reprocessed and put back into the manufacturing of new plasterboard.

Plasterboard can be segregated at source with a single stream container for plasterboard only, or separated at out MRF out of a mixed load of construction/demolition waste. It is then bulked up and sent for reprocessing at local gypsum recycling facility and put back into industry for the manufacturing of new plasterboard.

Hardcore, soil, sand and stone segregated for use in the construction industry.

Our trommel system; end to end at over 45 metres in length, has a 9x3 metres recycling drum to extract soil fraction. Ballistic air separation is then used to separate the larger fractions of aggregates as part of the segregation process for mixed loads.

Eco-friendly recycling

All of this is part of our aim to have “zero to landfill”. This target, set by the EU for the UK to meet, diverts waste from landfills, lowering emissions and making use of the materials we already have without having to produce more. Our variety of recycling services is available because we have continually invested in improving our facilities to meet the needs of our customers, and because we’re always looking for the most eco-friendly ways to dispose of waste.

If you have paper or plastics which need recycling, regardless of quantity, then get in touch with our team of friendly professionals today. Our staff can answer any questions you have and give you the best advice on recycling waste.

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