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Waste Plastic Bottle Supply Business by Abariwiseman: 5:20pm On Nov 01, 2022

The value chain in plastic recycling business is so long that you can start from any of the level
If your business is to supply the waste plastic PET to various recycling or plastic manufacturing
Companies, below is the process.
1. Get your supply
You can get your supply from the following sources
• By sourcing from the environment yourself
• Buy from Environmental agency workers e.g LAWMA, OGWAMA, ESEMA, e.t.c
• Buying from scavengers
• Construct a cage with inserted label “Plastic Bottles only “. Place this cage in busy area such as markets, schools, hotels, recreation centers, shopping malls, religious centers, etc.
• Buy or source from manufacturing companies that dispose this materials as their waste products.
• Get from any other legal means, etc.

2. Separate the materials
After getting your supply, you then separate them according to their thickness/colour.
• PET bottles of same colour/Thickness goes to one section
• Cappings ( Plastic bottles cover) of same colour goes to one section
• Pure water Nylon of same colour/Thickness goes to one section

3. Removal of Label, Cleaning and drying.
If the plastic is dirty, cleaning is necessary. The main cleaning steps are:
• Drain the remaining fluid from the containers into a collection tank
• Rough clean the plastic containers and other pieces of plastic.
• Remove labels, stickers, etc from the body of the PET bottle.
• Wash effectively in cold or hot water with addition of detergents or caustic soda
• Dry the plastics naturally (sun) or mechanically (conveyor Oven).

4. Scale the materials
The materials should be scaled (weight) to 10kg, 20kgor 30kg and then transferred to baling (Compacting) machine

5. Bale (Compact) the Materials
The scaled (weight) materials are then put inside a baling (compacting)
Machine, which is use to press the materials to a specific dimensions for easy transportation.

6. Store the products
You then stack your products for easy loading to vehicles

7. Supply your Products
Below are your markets where to supply your products to
• Middle Men
• Plastic recycling companies
• Plastic manufacturing Companies
• Plastic Exporting agents
• etc

Equipment Needed
1. Baling Machine
2. Washing Tank ( Optional)
3. Scale ( at most 50kg)
4. Space ( at least ½ Plot of Land )

For Enquiries, sales and fabrication of plastic recycling machines.
Please contact us at
080-116-3053 (whatsapp/calls), 08057883203, 08132514304

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