What polythene

Can We Recycle

What we can recycle

bpi recycled products is a fully audited polythene reprocessor. We recycle plastics at our UK network of Environment Agency and Scottish Environment Protection Agency accredited sites, certified with ISO 9001, ISO14001, and OHSAS 18001. 

The types of waste plastic bpi handles covers LDPE recycling and HDPE recycling and can be grouped into three categories - industrial waste, packaging waste and agricultural waste. 

We also provide a free UK wide waste plastic collection service for those looking to recycle polythene and help the environment. 

Packaging Film Recycling

Polythene foam


Polymer bags
(containing polyethylene or polypropylene resin only)

Redundant stocks
(polythene film/bags, HD bottles)

99:1 Pallet covers/hoods

Dairy wrap

98:2 Pallet stretchwrap

Garment cover

Mixed coloured distribution film

Waste plastic that is free of all residue and debris, with minimal contamination.​


Industrial Film Recycling



Process/factory scrap


Nappy film






(shampoo, milk bottles etc. If clean redundant stock or process waste)

Waste plastic that is free of all residue and debris, with minimal contamination.​

Farm Film Recycling

Strawberry cover

Mushroom film

Tomato film

Feed bags

Timber film

Brick cover

Mulch film

Crop cover

Construction film


Silage sheeting

Silage stretchwrap

Peat film

Potato cover

Compost bags

Haylage wrap

Waste plastic that is soiled and requires washing to remove contaminants.

What we can't recycle

Oil, grease and food contaminated waste. Laminated, barrier and coated films such as those commonly used in food packaging.

Flame retardant, high molecular or cross linked polythene (PE).

Material for wash recycling must be polythene and not contain other polymer types such as polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polystyrene (PS) etc.