Recycling collections Casepak has a fleet of recycling collection vehicles to transport your recovered materials back to our facilities if needed. Our fleet comprises a variety of vehicle sizes and types to accommodate different materials, quantities and collection methods. We also have vehicles that are suitable for use in areas of limited or restricted access. Our logistics team arranges collection programmes for organisations across the UK and can also quickly accommodate emergency call outs to accommodate fluctuations in arisings. Recycling equipment We can supply the following recycling equipment to support your on-site paper and card recycling: Compactors: available in a range of sizes and capacities, with a choice of hoppers, chutes and side or rear loading attachments Bespoke pneumatic air extraction systems Balers: fully-automatic or semi-automatic, horizontal or vertical Recycling roll-on roll-off containers, including compaction, open top, curtain sided and enclosed bins for security with optional sliding roof. Capacity range: from 24 to 40yds³ (18.3 to 58m³) Plastic stillages Recycling...Read More >
Waste audit Effective waste management programmes always start with an audit of materials, processes and behaviours. Regardless of organisation size or operation, the audit will provide you with the benchmark data from which to monitor and report progress. You can use this to: Identify opportunities Create awareness Communicate initiatives Track increased diversion Evaluate efficiencies Waste management programmes We will use the data from the waste audit to develop a waste management programme that: Reduces waste production Minimises landfill Maximises efficient, reprocessor quality recycling Focuses on sustainable, best value resource markets to support the circular economy All programmes are bespoke, but might include changes to on-site recycling equipment to encourage improved behaviours or material qualities. Alternatively, collection methods or logistics solutions may be changed to reduce costs and carbon impacts. Finally, new materials might be added to the programme to reduce landfill tax and improve sustainability. To ensure management teams and operational staff understand and engage with new waste management programmes,...Read More >
At Casepak we can process aluminium and steel from source segregated or dry mixed recycling collections. The list below details the metals that can be processed. If your material doesn’t meet this description, please call us on 0116 286 7772 and we’ll be happy to work with you to find a recycling solution. Aluminium: food and drink cans, foil, aerosols Steel: food and drink cans Destinations Aluminium cans are marketed within the UK while steel cans and light ferrous scrap is marketed to reprocessors in the UK and across Europe.
At Casepak we can process hard grade and film grade plastics from source segregated or dry mixed recycling collections. The list below details the type of plastic that can be processed. If your material doesn’t meet this description, please call us on 0116 286 7772 and we’ll be happy to work with you to find a recycling solution. Film grades HD grades LD grades PET grades Items that can be recycled include: drinks bottles (all types including milk, water, fizzy drinks, cleaning products and beauty products), food trays and containers (rigid plastic), film and bags (including carrier bags and bubble wrap). Destinations Hard grade plastics recycled by Casepak are mainly marketed to UK reprocessors. Some film grade plastic is sold to overseas reprocessors. This is in line with stringent protocols of the waste shipment regulations and the auditing processes of the Environment Agency. Casepak ensures there is a clear audit trail, which is used by the Environment Agency to certify...Read More >
At Casepak we can process glass from source segregated or dry mixed recycling collections. The list below details the type of glass that can be processed. If your material doesn’t meet this description, please call us on 0116 286 7772 and we’ll be happy to work with you to find a recycling solution. Clear and coloured glass Bottles Jars Destinations Glass recycled at the Casepak MRF is mainly marketed to reprocessors and aggregate companies in the UK. Quality To maximise the quality of recovered glass, the MRF incorporates a glass washing plant.
At Casepak we can process paper and cardboard collected as part of either a source segregated recycling collection or a dry mixed recycling collection. The lists below detail the type of paper and card that can be processed. If your material doesn’t meet this description, please call us on 0116 286 7772 and we’ll be happy to work with you to find a recycling solution. Paper recycling Mixed papers Office waste, including computer paper and coloured papers Shredded paper Printers’ waste Newspapers Magazines, catalogues and directories (including Yellow Pages) Greetings cards and wrapping paper Envelopes (including window envelopes) Junk mail and flyers Clean paper bags Cardboard recycling Cardboard Corrugated boxes Display materials Food packaging, including egg and cereal boxes TetraPaks Juice cartons Paper reels Destinations Paper and card recycled by Casepak is supplied to paper mills and used by the following industries: Recycled cardboard and mixed papers are used to produce brown grade packaging which is converted into boxes Recycled...Read More >
Our Collections and Processing Facility has been developed to sort, grade and trade source segregated paper, card and plastics. It typically provides the recycling services required by commercial and industrial customers within the following sectors: Printers Manufacturers Packer fillers Warehouse and distribution companies Local authorities Retailers Waste management companies Food processors The facility offers a wide range of support services, including the supply of specialist recycling equipment, the development of waste management plans and materials collection services. For waste management companies we can provide short term materials storage and sorting to assist with collection fluctuations or service transfers. We can also provide materials trading services through our partner company Oceala. Click here to read more about the Collections and Processing Facility Materials The materials treated at the CPF are: Cardboard Paper, including mixed papers, shredded paper, newspapers, magazines, catalogues, directories, greeting cards and wrapping paper Plastics, including film grades and hard plastic grades: HDPE grades, LDPE grades and PET grades Office...Read More >
The Casepak MRF was built and is operated to deliver local authority recycling excellence. For those authorities with dry mixed recycling collections, our MRF provides a simple way of meeting TEEP compliance. It also exceeds MRF Code of Conduct requirements, giving you the reassurance that your recycling is the best that it can be. At Casepak we operate a programme of continuous monitoring and grading. When combined with our rigorous reporting and partnership approach, this ensures that local authorities achieve the best value service, optimum material diversion and value, and performance excellence. The MRF is one of the most advanced of its kind in the UK. Operational since 2012, the facility benefits from an ongoing upgrade programme, ensuring that it is always able to divert maximum material fractions while delivering the best possible material qualities. Click here to watch our MRF video Materials The materials treated at the MRF are: Paper, including wrapping paper Card, including food packaging, TetraPaks and...Read More >
At Casepak we recognise that different organisations have different recycling and waste management needs. We also understand that if you are to achieve the best resource recovery rates, it’s important that you find a recycling partner with systems that work for you. At Casepak we have two recycling facilities: A Collections and Processing Facility for source segregated materials A Materials Recycling Facility for dry mixed recyclables Both are centrally located in Leicester and each processes approximately 150,000 tonnes of recyclable materials a year. This means that we can support most commercial, industrial and local authority collection types, allowing you to develop your recycling solution without any constraints.