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Recycling

What We Do

Paper and Cardboard
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Paper and Cardboard

Thamesdown Recycling is able to handle, recover and reprocess all types of Paper or Cardboard whether it’s been collected or delivered to our site from sources such as kerbside collections to commercial collections. Once all material has been processed and recovered it is then sent to paper mills for remanufacturing.

Glass
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Glass

Thamesdown Recycling offer a reliable, cost effective glass collection service to companies all over the UK. We service local companies across areas such as Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Berkshire as well as areas such as London for bulk collection.

Aluminium and Steel Cans
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Aluminium and Steel Cans

Thamesdown Recycling manage the onward shipment of recyclates to approved re-processors ensuring that your waste producer’s duty of care is correctly discharged. We achieve this by having relevant facilities to sort and separate the cans from other waste. Once the waste has been removed and the steel and aluminium cans have been separated and baled they are then forwarded to the next stage to be processed for remanufacturing.

Plastics
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Plastics

Thamesdown Recycling is a specialist in this sector, having provided reliable, tailored plastic waste collection, transportation, recycling and recovery solutions for many years. We offer cost effective and efficient services that are as good for your company as they are for the environment.

Handling, Sorting and Re-processing Materials
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Handling, Sorting and Re-processing Materials

Thamesdown  Recycling understand the importance of sorting and processing materials such as plastics as it is key to a circular approach and to achieve zero waste to landfill. We are able to separate all recyclables into various components. We accomplish this by the material going through a variety of mechanical & manual processes to obtain the maximum recovery of materials that will re-enter the manufacturing process as a valuable commodity.

Thamesdown Recycling has been a major force in recycling and a pioneer in secure product destruction in the UK for over 30 years.

We stand out from the crowd by reducing the impact on the environment and recycling for re-use and energy production. We pride ourselves on providing a range of tailored solutions so we are able to generate optimum recovery from materials we process by reducing, reusing and recycling clients waste to avoid landfill.

If you have a large quantity of products and need some help in regards to tonnage and prices, then we have a helpful multi product client reporting system which will demonstrate your recycling achievement. We operate from a purpose-built site which is fully licensed, environmentally compliant, a state-of-the-art facility with bulking and reprocessing systems. We also benefit from two modern weighbridge systems which provide valuable weight data for incoming and outgoing vehicles, allowing us to produce a full audit trail of your products. This data can in effect be used with your company audits, invoicing or just information only.

Products we collect and recycle include cans, cardboard, paper, glass, plastics, metal and film.

Thamesdown Recycling work at all times to provide beneficial services tailored to the needs of companies in both the commercial and public sectors such as pubs, clubs, restaurants, local authorities, waste management companies, food and drink manufacturers, supermarkets, dairies, logistics and distribution facilities, breweries and branded goods manufacturers.

We are continually engineering new solutions for customer challenges, to ensure the financial and environmental impact of their waste is minimised.

Whether you require a weekly wheelie bin collection service, dedicated compacting, baling or roll-on-off storage equipment, Thamesdown Recycling can service your requirement.

Paper and Cardboard

Thamesdown Recycling is able to handle, recover and reprocess all types of Paper or Cardboard whether it’s been collected or delivered to our site from sources such as kerbside collections to commercial collections.

Types of material we can process include the following:

  • Cardboard
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines, catalogues, brochures or leaflets
  • Office paper
  • Books
  • Shredded paper
  • Confidential paper waste
  • Printers off cuts
  • Consumer goods packaging

Thamesdown Recycling not only offer local trade clients a drop-off service for cardboard and paper at our site, we also offer a tailored collection service with the most suitable mode of transport, whether it be weekly or monthly, large quantities of bales or loose material.

Once all material has been processed and recovered it is then sent to paper mills for remanufacturing.

Glass

Thamesdown Recycling offers a reliable, cost-effective glass collection service to companies all over the UK. We service local companies across areas such as Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Berkshire as well as areas such as London for bulk collection.

Our glass wheelie bin vehicles allow us to service local companies such as hotels, schools, supermarkets, clubs, pubs and restaurants that produce regular amounts.

Types of glass we can process include bottles, jars and food containers whether they be colour-separated or mixed.

No matter what size your business, we can offer a custom-made service that will be a solution to your glass waste. This service includes arranging collections to work around you, being hassle free with a range of purpose built collection vehicles to cater for your needs to make it simple.

Once the glass has been processed it is then forwarded on to a glass re-processing plant. At this stage, the glass will go through a number of processes where it is crushed and cleaned ready for reuse by bottle/ jar manufacturers.

Aluminium and Steel Cans

We manage the onward shipment of recyclates to approved re-processors ensuring that your waste producer’s duty of care is correctly discharged. We achieve this by having relevant facilities to sort and separate the cans from other waste. Once the waste has been removed and the steel and aluminium cans have been separated and baled they are then forwarded to the next stage to be processed for remanufacturing.

Below are some examples of the aluminium products we actively and continue to sort and reprocess, but are not limited to:

  • Food containers
  • Drink Cans
  • Aluminum Foil / Trays
  • Container Lids

Aluminium cans are examples of what is known as closed loop recycling. Closed loop recycling is a production cycle where a by-product or waste product can be reused to make new products. For example, old cans are sorted and separated, recycled and remade into new beverage cans or new car parts. Aluminium cans are recyclable and do not lose their quality even after being reprocessed over and over again.

Thamesdown Recycling is the regional aggregation centre for Novelis Aluminium Cans. Novelis is a global leader in rolling and specializes in coil-coating, laminating, tray and container production.

Our years of experience allow us to identify the best markets in an ever-changing world. We specialise in resolving your trade and commercial waste collections and recycling challenges, making us the best recycling partner.

Plastics

Thamesdown Recycling is a specialist in this sector, having provided reliable, tailored plastic waste collection, transportation, recycling and recovery solutions for many years. We offer cost effective and efficient services that are as good for your company as they are for the environment.

There are recycling opportunities for nearly all types of plastic. Below are the different types of plastics we sort and reprocess but are not limited to:

Through experienced, accurate reporting and bespoke servicing we are able to collect and process a range of plastics including low grade, high grade and mixed hard plastics.

We are always looking for new solutions to enhance your recycling, and improve your environmental, economic and social responsibility.

Handling, Sorting and Re-processing Materials

Thamesdown Recycling operate from a purpose-built site which is fully licensed, environmentally compliant, state-of-the-art facility with bulking, reprocessing, sorting, baling and shredding setups. We are set up to handle materials collected from household kerbside collections as well as recyclables from commercial and industrial sources.

We at Thamesdown understand the importance of sorting and processing materials such as plastics as it is key to a circular approach and to achieve zero waste to landfill. We are able to separate all recyclables into various components. We accomplish this by the material going through a variety of mechanical & manual processes to obtain the maximum recovery of materials that will re-enter the manufacturing process as a valuable commodity.

The process of separation and sorting of recyclables involves manual picking lines for the removal of erroneous material and the use of compacting and baling machinery. Once all products are bulked, compacted or baled the material is then transported to mills or reprocessing / granulation plants for the next stage of the recycling loop.

Materials we sort and process include mixed grades such as plastic and cans which is delivered in to us mixed from Cotswold District Councils kerbside collections to the delivery of loose cardboard which needs sorting and baling.

If you have any questions about our services or how we may be able to help you, please speak to our friendly team today.