1. Teaching Kids to Recycle

    There are some things that we do as adults that were instilled in us as children, like covering our mouths when we cough and saying thank you. So many things are learned when kids are growing up, so it’s an excellent time to teach them about recycling, what it is, and why it’s important. For kids, the concept of recycling starts with the very basics, not necessarily which bin to put a water bo…Read More

  2. How to Improve Your Company’s Recycling

    Throughout the average day, an employee will throw out a variety of items that could be recycled, including coffee cups, to-go containers, water bottles, and food containers. When these items are simply thrown in the trash, they will most likely end up in a landfill, where they will sit for decades. In today’s environment, where landfills are growing and growing, it is everyone’s responsibilit…Read More

  3. The Five-Step Recycling Process of Polypropylene

    Everyday, millions of Americans participate in local recycling programs to do their part in preserving our environment and preventing our landfills from overflowing. Two of the most commonly recycled items are polypropylene plastic water bottles and yogurt cups, and if you’ve ever wondered what happens to these items once they go in the recycle bin, this article is for you. KW Plastics is the wo…Read More

  4. The Story of KW Plastics

    When manufacturers need high-quality recycled plastic resins, there’s a reason why many of them turn to KW Plastics. Over the course of the last 36 years, we’ve made a name for ourselves in the plastics recycling industry — a name of unsurpassed quality, entrepreneurship, and innovation. In today’s article, we’ll take a walk down memory lane and review the milestones that have made us th…Read More

  5. Need High-Quality Recycled Plastic Resin?

    As the world’s largest plastics recycler, we know a thing or two about plastic resins here at KW Plastics. We take pride in our recycling process from beginning to end, and we are happy to provide a sustainable manufacturing solution to many of the world’s largest brands. Whether we are buying bales of plastic scrap or extruding the processed plastic into high-quality polyethylene and polyprop…Read More

  6. Looking to Sell Plastic Scrap Bales?

    If you have bales of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), or flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC) at your plastic recycling collection facility that you need to get off of your hands, KW Plastics is your go-to plastics recycling company. We purchase a wide variety of plastic scrap materials, and in today’s post, we will review the five specific types of plastic scrap mat…Read More

  7. Press Release 10.19.2017

      KW Plastics announces the market’s largest supply of FDA natural HDPE postconsumer resin TROY, AL (Oct 19, 2017)—KW Plastics confirms the receipt of a no objection letter (LNO) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition for KWR101-150, a natural postconsumer high density polyethylene resin. The FDA letter confirms the resin is cleared for Cond…Read More

  8. Comparing Manufacturing Methods

    Take a look at that plastic shampoo bottle, milk jug, or laundry soap container. In many circumstances, these everyday household items are made from recycled plastic. Have you ever wondered about the manufacturing process necessary to shape the plastic into a specific shape? At KW Plastics in Troy, AL and Bakersfield, CA we are the world’s largest plastic recycling company, and we know a thing o…Read More

  9. Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

    Terms like “sustainable” and “green” have been popping up on just about every product on the market within the last few years as consumers become more and more educated on the impact we have on our environment. At KW Plastics in Troy, we are the world’s leading plastic scrap recycler, and we are passionate about preserving and protecting our environment! This passion is behind everything…Read More

  10. Recycled Plastic Quality Control Equipment

    When you’re in the business of making goods made from recycled plastic scrap, the quality of your base material is paramount. The purity of the plastic resin that you’re using is a direct product of the quality control measures your plastics supplier is implementing in their workflow. So, how do you know that your plastics supplier is providing you with a clean plastic resin? What kind of equi…Read More