PET (polyethylene terephthalate) Recyclers

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PET (polyethylene terephthalate) Recyclers

The seven companies that are PET (polyethylene terephthalate) recyclers in North America are Clean Tech, CarbonLite, Peninsula Plastics Recycling, Verdeco Recycling, Plastrec Inc, Evergreen Plastics, and Merlin Plastics. All the companies detailed in this research are featured members of PET recycling organizations like — National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR), Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), and Plastics Markets.

1) CarbonLite Industries

  • Website: www.carbonliterecycling.com
  • Location: 10250 Constellation Blvd, Suite 2820, Los Angeles, CA 90067 (U.S.)
  • Requirements: CarbonLITE claims to be the largest manufacturer of post-consumer food-grade recycled PET in the world. The bottle-to-bottle recycler has two manufacturing plants located in Texas and California; the 220,000 sq. foot manufacturing plants have the capacity to process over 4 billion PET bottles per year. The company purchases materials at the seller’s location and converts them into half-ton bales for processing.
  • Publicly available costs: No details about the costs available but there is a contact person from which such information can be obtained.
  • Contact Name: Rich Costa
  • Email/Phone: rcosta@carbonliterecycling.com / 310-473-7005

2) CleanTech Incorporated

  • Website: www.cleantechrecycling.com
  • Location: 500 Dunham Street, Dundee, MI 48131 (U.S.)
  • Requirements: Clean Tech recycles over 3 billion bottles annually by sourcing materials from over 350 recycling centers across the country. The bottle-to-bottle recycling plant buys recyclable material at seller’s location and also purchase's quantities that are less than a truckload.
  • Publicly available costs: No details about the costs available but there is a contact person from which such information can be obtained.
  • Contact Name: Karl Hatopp
  • Email/Phone: khatopp@plastipak.com / 734-529-2475

3) Merlin Plastics

  • Website: www.merlinplastics.com
  • Location: 109–917 Cliveden Avenue, Delta, BC V3M 5R6 (Canada)
  • Requirements: Merlin Plastics feature an 80,000 sq. foot PET processing plant in Calgary, Alberta. The company processes post-consumer and post-industrial plastic materials like PE film scrap, injection molded plastic pails, HDPE, and PET. Merlin Plastics offer services like pelleting and regrinding of plastics to form clear and green colored RPET. The company also offers free pickup services from plastic sellers.
  • Publicly available costs: No details about the costs available but there is a contact person from which such information can be obtained.
  • Contact Name: Tony Moucachen
  • Email/Phone: tony@merlinplastics.com / 604-522-6799

4) EVERGREEN PLASTICS

  • Website: www.evergreenplastics.com
  • Location: 202 Watertower Drive, Clyde, OH 43410 (U.S.)
  • Requirements: The company focuses on recycling curbside post-consumer PET materials to form clear and colored RPET resins, flakes, and pellets. The company also provide brokerage service for post-industrial PET and even purchase PET materials from the seller’s location that are less than truckload quantities.
  • Publicly available costs: No details about the costs available but there is a contact person from which such information can be obtained.
  • Contact Name: Mike Sandoval
  • Email/Phone: msandoval@evergreenplastics.com / 419-547-1400 ext. 103

5) PLASTREC INC

  • Website: www.plastrec.ca
  • Location: 1461 Lépine Street, Joliette, Quebec J6E 4B7 (Canada)
  • Requirements: Plastrec manufactures food-grade RPET resin from over 2 billion PET containers, that are collected from municipal authorities across Quebec, Ontario, and the US. The company buys post-consumer products that are less than truckload but does not buy combination loads for processing. Plastrec manufactures clear and colored PET pellets, amorphous and crystalline PET flakes from post-consumer containers.
  • Publicly available costs: No details about the costs available but there is a contact person from which such information can be obtained.
  • Contact Name: Jennifer Dube
  • Email/Phone: jennifer_dube@plastrec.com, 450-760-2333

6) VERDECO RECYCLING

  • Website: www.verdecorecycling.com
  • Location: 8685-Bowers Avenue, South Gate, CA 90280 (U.S.)
  • Requirements: The company produces FDA approved high-quality recycled PET material used in food packaging. Verdeco uses a highly efficient PET-M manufacturing process to obtain food-grade RPET resin from post-consumer feed stock. The company does not offer pickup and drop-off facility for combination materials that are less than a truckload.
  • Publicly available costs: No details about the costs available but there is a contact person from which such information can be obtained.
  • Contact Name: Alex Delnik
  • Email/Phone: alex.delnik@verdecorecycling.com / 323-537-4617, Cell: 818-415-2426

7) PENINSULA PLASTICS RECYCLING INC

  • Website: www.peninsularecycling.com
  • Location: 530 South Tegner Road, Turlock, CA 95380 (U.S.)
  • Requirements: Peninsula Plastics has a 180,000 sq. foot state-of-art PET recycling facility located in Turlock, CA. The company has an annual production capacity of 50 million pounds. The full-service PET plastic recycler produces FDA flakes, RPET pellets, and PET flakes for use in various industries. The recycling plant buys a combination of recyclable material at the seller’s location and also purchase's quantities that are less than a truckload.
  • Publicly available costs: No details about the costs available but there is a contact person from which such information can be obtained.
  • Contact Name: Carolyn Case
  • Email/Phone: case_carolyn@yahoo.com / 209-669-6779 ext. 101



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