Plastic types glossary - how we work
Through our proprietary patent-pending technology, we are able to utilize several different types of plastic commonly found in waste facilities throughout Europe. Although certain plastic types have different pyrolysis potential, we have choosen to work with a multitude of materials to maximize our environmental impact. In the chart below you can read more about the types of plastics commonly found in Europe and what sort of items that are made out of these.
Astrumfuel utilizes the following plastic types in its plants: PP, PS, PE. Are you a plastic supplier or a waste facility manager with access to these plastic types interested in collaborating? We’d like to hear from you.
Polyester fibres (Polar Fleece), thermoformed sheet, strapping, soft drink bottles, tote bags, furniture, carpet, paneling and (occasionally) new containers
Bottles, grocery bags, milk jugs, recycling bins, agricultural pipe, base cups, car stops, playground equipment, and plastic lumber
Pipe, window profile, siding, fencing, flooring, shower curtains, lawn chairs, non-food bottles, and children's toys.
Plastic bags, six pack rings, various containers, dispensing bottles, wash bottles, tubing, and various molded laboratory equipment
Auto parts, industrial fibres, food & storage containers, reusable plastic bottles and dishware
Desk accessories, cafeteria trays, plastic utensils, coffee cup lids, toys, video cassettes and cases, clamshell containers, packaging peanuts, and insulation board and other expanded polystyrene products
Other plastics, such as acrylic, nylon, polycarbonate, and polylactic acid
Bottles, plastic lumber applications, headlight lenses, and safety shields/glasses.