With over 40 years experience of sourcing, recovering and recycling all types of plastic waste.

Trident work with clients across a broad range of sectors to reduce their waste by recycling materials that would otherwise be landfilled.

We have a tailored traceability and reporting process that ensures the client gets an accurate and detailed breakdown of all materials recycled. From the date of collection to a breakdown by material type & weight.

We recover plastics from:

  • Production Scrap
  • Granulated Materials
  • Shredded Materials
  • Baled & Densified materials
  • Packaging Waste
  • Commercial / Industrial

We supply recycled plastic for:

  • Construction
  • Packaging
  • Thermoforming
  • Injection Moulding
  • Compounding
  • Automotive

Please see below for more information on the plastics we recycle and the product we recover. Please get in touch for more information.

Symbol Type of Plastic Common Uses Could be recycled to
recycle-pet.gif PET
(Polyethylene Terephthalate)
Soft drink and water bottles, salad domes, biscuit trays, salad dressing and peanut butter containers Pillow and sleeping bag filling, clothing, soft drink bottles, carpet
recycle-pe-hd.gif PE-HD
(High Density Polyethylene)
Crinkly shopping bags, freezer bags, milk bottles, ice cream containers, juice bottles, shampoo, chemical and detergent bottles, buckets, rigid detergent bottles, rigid agricultural pipe, milk crates Recycling bins, compost bins, buckets, detergent containers, posts, fencing, pipe
recycle-pvc.gif PVC
(Polyvinyl Chloride)
Cosmetic containers, electrical conduit, plumbing pipes and fittings, blister packs, wall cladding, roof sheeting, bottles Flooring, film and sheets, cables, speed bumps, packaging, binders, mud flaps and mats
recycle-pe-ld.gif PE-LD
(Low density Polyethylene)
Plastic food wrap, garbage bags, squeeze bottles, black irrigation tube, black mulch film, garbage bins Rubbish bin liners, pallet sheets
recycle-pp.gif PP
Ice cream tubs, potato chip bags, straws, microwave dishes, kettles, garden furniture, lunch boxes, blue packing tape Pegs, bins, pipes, pallet sheets, oil funnels, car battery cases, trays
recycle-ps.gif PS
CD cases, plastic cutlery, imitation 'crystal glassware', low cost brittle toys, video cases. Expanded polystyrene is also used for white good packaging, food packaging and other related consumer products. Coat-hangers, coasters, whiteware, components, stationery trays and accessories
recycle-other.gif Other - letters below the symbol indicate the ISO code for the plastic type Car parts, appliance parts, computers, electronics, water cooler bottles, packaging Car parts, concrete aggregate, plastic timber