Waste Packaging Recycling and Disposal Information
Polycopy recognize that their clients will wish to have a viable program for the recycling and disposal of waste packaging. This document has been compiled to provide clients with the necessary information required to make responsible and informed decisions and to ensure that Polycopy meets its responsibilities under the Consumer Information Obligations.
Symbols on Packaging
Polycopy works closely with its suppliers to try to ensure that one or more of the following symbols is on the packaging material so that the appropriate recycling action can be chosen.
|Material is capable of being recycled|
|Manufactured containing a percentage of recycled material. The arrows indicate that the material can be recycled|
|The recovery of this packaging material has been paid for in a EC member state|
|General litter control symbol|
|Plastic polyethylene terepthalate is capable of being recycled|
|Plastic high density polyethylene is capable of being recycled|
|Plastic poly vinyl chloride is capable of being recycled|
|Plastic low density polyethylene is capable of being recycled|
|Plastic polypropylene is capable of being recycled|
|Plastic polystyrene is capable of being recycled|
|Other types of plastic capable of being recycled|
|Dispose of in a bottle bank|
|Aluminium recycling capable|
|Steel recycling capable|
As well as making our customers aware of the above symbols PolyCopy makes available to our customers the following websites:
These websites allow our customers to use the location application to determine what recycling facilities are available to them in their area provided by their local authorities.
We do not recommend to our customers private companies for the recycling of waste as this maybe construed as PolyCopy favouring certain private companies over others and therefore potentially create unfair market conditions in various different local areas which may potentially be detrimental of recycling services as a whole.
Visiting the web site below can assist our customers make informed choices regarding the reuse or recycling of packaging waste generated through the purchase of our products:
To help maximize the reuse and recycling of packaging waste supplied by Polycopy, a ‘take back’ service is available covering the wooden pallets on which goods are supplied when goods are delivered via our own delivery vehicles. To take advantage of this facility, simply request the removal of empty pallets when placing your next order.