Events – including sport meets, festivals, concerts, exhibitions – where there is a high number of participants and/or spectators, can generate a large amount of waste.
Traditionally, many of these items are either hard-to-recycle due to the materials they are made from or their end user does not easily know how to recycle them. These include food and beverage packaging, merchandise packaging and carrier bags, food waste, athlete / delegate kit and laundry bags.
Items made with Hydropol™ support the circular economy by increasing recycling rates and reducing the amount of single-use plastic thrown away. Inherently biodegradable, end-of-life is designed in so that materials can be recycled or reused. It is also non-toxic and marine-safe so will not harm the environment if sent to landfill or littered. Dissolvable in warm or hot water it is also enables other materials to be recycled and able to be processed in AD plants where it contributes to gas yield.
Please note that we are supporting customers in the development of many other applications; do ask for details if the item you are looking for is not shown below!